All the buzz on the Hill today: Jonathan Blum is leaving his post as director and principal deputy administrator of CMS.
On Saturday, I cracked open a window, cleaned out my car and stowed my winter boots in the closet.
This morning, I donned mittens while I chipped snow and ice off of my car (in Maine, we keep the ice scrapers at hand year round).
Ahh … spring.
Here's a sneak peak at The Braff Group Insider for the May issue. This graph breaks down M&A activity by the nationals and non-nationals over a 10-year period.
As Elmer Fudd would say “Be vewwy, vewwy quiet...I'm hunting wabbits!” The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) may not be hunting rabbits, but they’re hunting the very elusive greenbacks.
For years, HME providers have been trying to teach physicians what they need to include in their chart notes, often to no avail, says Sarah Hanna, president of ECS Billing & Consulting North.
I’m a firm believer that there’s a song lyric for every situation.
The opener to Billie Myers’ 90’s tune “Kiss the Rain” got stuck in my head this week:
“Hello? Can you hear me? Am I getting through to you?”
“Hi, this is Theresa calling from HME News. How are you?”
“Oh, Theresa, I am living the dream,” was the reply.
It’s a little too early to go into too much detail, but a big focus at this year’s HME News Business Summit, Sept. 7-9 in Minneapolis, will be post-acute care.
Not HME, but post-acute care.
The DME/HME industry for the past 30 or more years has been cyclic. There have been changes, but most providers have experienced very good years.
Well, I am sorry to say today’s the day I finally pulled the plug on my plans to get a Dexcom CGM (color: pink). The reason: I can’t afford it.
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