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Providers 'do the right thing' following tornado

May 24, 2013Liz Beaulieu, Editor

OKLAHOMA CITY - Though they weren't directly affected by the devastating tornado that plowed through nearby Moore on May 20, it hasn't been business as usual for two HME providers in Oklahoma City.Provider Larry Pierce says the biggest obstacle immediately following the tornado was trying to maintain communication with patients.“At 5, our phones roll over to an answering service and that went down the night of the tornado, so we had to rely on cell phones,” said Pierce, president and...

Advantage Mobility, CareSource, DME, HME, Moore, Oklahoma, tornado

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Poll: 68% say they won't accept 'criminal' Medicare contract

February 14, 2013Leif Kothe

YARMOUTH, Maine - Two weeks after CMS's announcement of severe cuts in Round 2 single payment amounts, the initial spirit of defiance has not waned.In a recent HME NewsPoll, 68% of providers said they do not plan to accept a CMS contract for Round 2 of competitive bidding.“A 45% decrease is impossible,” said Jack Lentz, clinical director at Southampton, Pa.-based Respiratory Therapy Services. “In fact, it's criminal and should be investigated.”Of the respondents who said they...

Advantage Mobility, Aston Pharmacy Home Health Center, CMS, Competitive Bidding, Durable Medical Equipment, Medicare, Respiratory Therapy Services, SpecialCare

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