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Ending on a high note

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Friday, December 2, 2016

It’s not everyday someone who has such close ties to the HME industry gets appointed to a top post like secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.

I mean, has it happened, ever?

Blood glucose checks? It's not finger-prickin' good.

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Friday, December 2, 2016

In my position as both an editor covering diabetes supplies but also, as a person with diabetes, I am well attuned to all the diabetes news and announcements that come out.

Sometimes, as in the case of headlines about insulin sticker shock, I am tempted to duck my head.

Thanksgiving challenge

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

To come up with enough grist for the mill for the HME Newswire in two and a half days on account of the Thanksgiving holiday has been a bit of a challenge, so Managing Editor Theresa, Associate Editor Tracy and I thought we might have to get crafty.

Red or blue? I'll take Santa instead!

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Friday, November 11, 2016

When Editor Liz offered up her monthly list of suggestions for the front page of our next issue she included a photo, submitted by the Friends of Disabled Adults and Children, of Santa and Mrs. Claus. Perfect timing for December, right?

Doing what your tech-savvy customers want

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016

We’ve spilled a lot of ink this year—online and in print—on the increasingly connected sleep therapy market, and with good reason.

New RACs and new rules

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Elizabeth Hogue
attorney

CMS has selected five new recovery audit contractors (RACs) and established new rules. RAC audits will undoubtedly resume soon. Performant and Cotiviti were awarded contracts, along with HMS Federal Solutions.

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Cheeseheads, zombies and chocolate? It must be Medtrade.

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Monday, October 31, 2016

I touched down in Atlanta Sunday afternoon. Helloooo summertime temps. (I had to break down and commit to turning up the thermostat at home last week so the warm weather was most welcome).

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Sneak peek of the State of the Industry Report

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

There are signs in our upcoming State of the Industry Report (keep an eye out for it in December) that the HME industry may be beginning to settle down after a few roller coaster years.

Make it stop, all of it

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Thursday, October 20, 2016

There are a number of reasons why I want this election cycle to end, some of which will remain nameless.

I’m sure I’m not alone.

The Panic Monster

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Monday, October 17, 2016

Interesting fact: I love listening to TED Radio Hour podcasts. I listen to them everywhere—at the gym, in the car…in the car…

So, maybe not everywhere, but I usually listen to at least one a day.

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