The year in review

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01/03/2008

Before 2007 becomes a faint memory, here are the 10 most viewed HME News stories for the year. It’s no surprise that fraud is the subject of four of the top 10 stories, national competitive bidding is the subject of three stories and industry legislation is the subject of two. Wrapping up the year is a late-breaking story about CMS’s decision to open the doors to home-based sleep tests. Do you think the same issues will lead our coverage in 2008? Time will tell…

Moulin Rouge! the movie

1. Competitive bidding: Industry message falls on 'sympathetic ears' (2,266 views)

2. Bidding bungle: If you're not participating, 'how are you going to stay alive?' (2,064)

The Legend of Bagger Vance movie download

3. New York Times story savages HME industry (1,896)

Van Wilder: Freshman Year movie

4. NPR takes second look at DME fraud (1,675)

5. Competitive bidding: CMS gives few details during 'frustrating' meeting (1,668)

6. Industry continues push to keep HME provisions off the table (1,538)

7. Industry legislation gets fresh blood (1,354)

8. OIG lays out year's worth of DME investigations (1,246)

9. 'It's time to take the gloves off' about fraud (1,243)

10. At-home sleep testing could be on its way (1,203) Transporter 2 release