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Data demonstrates bid program’s ripple effect

Also: Nat’ls continue to dominate bread and butter products
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10/02/2015

YARMOUTH, Maine – Medicare spending in certain competitive bid areas continues to nosedive, according to 2014 data added this week to the HME Databank.

Medicare spend in 2012?

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Thursday, May 2, 2013

For those of you uninitiated in the to-do list of an HME News editor, the first week in May is when she has to submit half a dozen or so Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests with the Pricing, Data Analysis and Coding (PDAC) contractor to update the HME D

Time for a pop quiz

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Thursday, November 29, 2012

In honor of 1.) the 2011 data finally being added to our HME Databank (thank you for your patience!) and 2.) the 2012 State of the Industry Report appearing in our December issue, I have a little pop quiz for you.

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Down in the (data) dumps

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

As users of our HME Databank very well know, we still don’t have 2011 data for Provider Share (top providers) and Product Share (product utilization), and I’m profusely sorry about this.

Don't take this lying down and other words of wisdom

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Friday, August 6, 2010

During the course of my work week, I often call up people I haven't talked to in awhile just to chat and see if there's anything going on that we ought to check in to.