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Stand up and be counted

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09/25/2011

AAHomecare will host its semi-annual reception to raise funds for the Stand Up for Homecare Campaign on the first evening of Medtrade--Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 5:30-7:00 p.m. in the Georgia World Congress Center. Please attend this reception and help enhance public awareness about the entire home medical equipment sector.

Providers seek inside track with hospitals

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09/25/2011

YARMOUTH, Maine - The details on accountable care organizations (ACOs) are still being hammered out, but savvy providers are already piloting new programs aimed at helping hospitals reduce readmissions.

Consider all costs

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09/25/2011

A. Many providers aren't really sure if they are making a profit in repair. Whether the equipment is customer-owned or company-owned, the first step is to capture all of the costs involved with repair.

CMS's behavior on PECOS has been disgraceful

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Thursday, June 3, 2010

When it comes to PECOS, the bureaucrats at CMS ought to be ashamed of themselves, especially Jim Bossenmeyer.

HME Excellence Awards: Health Complex makes excellence simple

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05/24/2010

In 1984, Health Complex was nothing more than a section in a neighborhood pharmacy. More than a quarter century later, it is a $7.5 million healthcare organization with 64 employees, four locations and an HME Excellence Award for second runner-up in the respiratory category.

Hey mom, are we there yet?

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Monday, March 29, 2010

I was reading the latest issue of Newsweek yesterday and one article caught my eye. It had to do with how far, and not so far, women have come in the workplace over the last 40 years.

Hello, HME News? This is the GAO

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03/16/2010

One morning last month, I, the humble executive editor of HME News, spent 40 minutes on the phone with four Government Accountability Office (GAO) officials, answering questions about Medicare's home oxygen benefit.

Maybe we're missing the bigger picture, Mike

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Tuesday, March 16, 2010

So Deutsche Bank is looking for some data on HME and competitive bidding. So what? Happens all the time in industries across the world. In fact, HME News, under Executive Director Mike Moran, also collects data.

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