Here's an interesting competitive bidding story:
The other day in this blog, I asked the following question: "Can the industry have it both ways?
There's a lot of outrage these days about competitive bidding, about how messed up the program is and how bad it is for providers and beneficiaries.
I've talked to a lot of people this week about various HME issues, and here's the quote I like the best, mostly because it addresses one of my pet peeves:
Everywhere I turned this week, people were talking about competitive bidding, but you won't hear a peep out of me. Not today.
A provider sent me an email a few days ago that included the following paragraph about competitive bidding:
When I arrived at work this morning, I found this email awaiting me in my in-box:
It can be a hard, cruel world out there, especially if you are old, overweight or, sometimes, a guy named Moran.
It's that time of year again: Time to apply for an HME Excellence Award.
It's the day before Thanksgiving so I don't want to tee off on anyone—at least not excessively. But really, what's up with some seniors out there? They are giving the "Greatest Generation" a bad name.
After Mal Mixon suffered a mild stroke last spring, many in the HME industry wondered if he'd ever return as Invacare's CEO.
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