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In brief: CMS rethinks miscellaneous codes, House votes to repeal medical device tax


WASHINGTON – CMS is proposing new codes for miscellaneous DME to reflect more accurate payment of Medicare claims.

Mixon, citing ‘health challenges,’ announces retirement


ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare Founder Mal Mixon will retire from the company’s board of directors effective June 30.

Rep. Tiberi to present Mal Mixon with award


WASHINGTON – Rep. Pat Tiberi, R-Ohio, will present Mal Mixon with a Legislative Advocate Lifetime Achievement Award during AAHomecare’s Washington Legislative Conference May 20-21.

Mixon steps aside

‘We’ve got a lot of good people that are much younger and better than me, perhaps’

ELYRIA, Ohio – Mal Mixon was at a business meeting in China, just ahead of the Paralympic Games in Beijing, when he learned the Chinese didn’t know how to play wheelchair basketball.

Mixon to step down


ELYRIA, Ohio – Mal Mixon is retiring.

The founder of Invacare will step down as executive chairman of the Board of Directors Dec. 21.

Are you a best-in-class provider?


I don’t think I’ll get much of an argument for saying that times are tough right now, with audits, Round 2 of national competitive bidding (NCB) and decreased reimbursement affecting the vast majority of providers.

A reflective Mal Mixon remains resolute

Friday, April 19, 2013

Mal Mixon recently completed a new book chronicling his life’s experiences, but in no way is he ready to close the chap

Mixon releases 'An American Journey'


CLEVELAND – Invacare Chairman Mal Mixon has published a book that details his rise from humble beginnings to successful entrepreneur.

Back from Medtrade, I'm worded out

Friday, October 19, 2012

The HME News team got back from Medtrade last night via what turned out to be a fairly bumpy airplane ride. I felt better knowing, though, that Jim Greatorex (Black Bear Medical) was on the plane.

After helping to put together two Show Dailies in 48 hours, I'm pretty worded out.

There are things to worry about and things not to worry about

Thursday, September 13, 2012

This afternoon, I had the pleasure of participating in HME Voice, the industry’s talk radio show. (And anyone who knows me knows it’s a big deal for me to say it was a pleasure. I’m a print journalist for a reason, people.)