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Major oxygen cuts in the works

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

If you’ve got any pull with a U.S. representative or senator, you better reach out to them ASAP and explain why they should vote against deep cuts to Medicare oxygen reimbursement.

HME round up

Friday, December 7, 2007

NBC Nightly News bumped its two-part report on Medicare fraud from Dec. 5 to Dec. 12 and 13. Looks like the story will include a close but balanced look at the DME industry.

NBC News reports on Medicare fraud

Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Tune into NBC Nightly News this evening, Dec. 5, for a report on Medicare fraud and abuse by correspondent Mark Potter. Unlike a New York Times story that ran Nov. 30, this report looks like it might be fair and balanced.

The HME industry has arrived

Monday, December 3, 2007

I received an interesting email Friday in regards to the story in the New York Times, “Golden Opportunities: Oxygen Suppliers Fight to Keep a Medicare Boon.” If you haven’t read it, t

Grow your own

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

This strikes me as kind of odd, but maybe it is not. In a recent poll

AAHomecare: Attend Medtrade shows

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

AAHomecare gave a “strong endorsement of Medtrade as the premier trade show for the home medical equipment industry,” and encouraged providers and manufacturers to attend the spring and fall shows in a statement today.

Medtrade director: Two exibitors do not make or break a trade show

Friday, November 16, 2007

HME News asked Medtrade Show Director Kevin Bird a few questions about Invacare's decision not to attend the Medtrade shows next year. Here's what he had to say: