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Providers running out of ways to make biz work

June 24, 2016Liz Beaulieu, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - If a second round of Medicare reimbursement cuts goes into effect as planned, a number of HME providers plan to stop taking assignment on certain products.“There's a high likelihood that we'll go unassigned on a lot of things,” said Amy Schmidt, a partner at Midwest Medical in Watertown, S.D. “We can't afford to do a lot of what we do at these decreased rates.”Medicare already reduced reimbursement by about 25% in non-bid areas on Jan. 1. It plans to cut...

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Midwest Medical hosts Sen. Thune

February 27, 2015HME News Staff

WATERTOWN, S.D. - Midwest Medical, a member of the Midwest Association for Medical Equipment Services, hosted a meeting with Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., on Feb. 19 to discuss concerns over the impact of competitive bidding in rural areas. “Senator Thune was very interested in our facts and stories about the national roll out of competitive bidding rates and the audit nightmares we have encountered,” stated Kay Johnson, owner of Midwest Medical, in a press release. Other MAMES members also...

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