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Ending on a high note

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Friday, December 2, 2016

It’s not everyday someone who has such close ties to the HME industry gets appointed to a top post like secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.

I mean, has it happened, ever?

Trump taps HME champion Price as HHS secretary

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11/29/2016

WASHINGTON – President Elect Donald Trump has named Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., a long-time champion of the HME industry and its efforts to reform Medicare’s competitive bidding program, as the next secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, according to news reports.

OIG to review competitive bidding program

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11/10/2016

WASHINGTON – The Office of Inspector General has released its work plan for 2017, including post-award audits to assess CMS’s competitive bidding program.

Competitive bidding update: CMS awards new contracts, finalizes changes to program

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11/04/2016

WASHINGTON – CMS on Nov. 2 announced the contract suppliers for the latest round of its competitive bidding program.

CMS awards new contracts

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11/02/2016

WASHINGTON – CMS on Wednesday announced the contract suppliers for the latest round of its competitive bidding program.

In brief: Cuts squeeze providers, patients; Drive gets inspired by rehab

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10/28/2016

WATERLOO, Iowa – Forty percent of the calls it receives through a hotline number are now from patients and caregivers who are being asked to pay out of pocket for their home medical equipment, according to People for Quality Care.

DirectRx wins bid contract for nebulizers

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10/25/2016

TROY, Mich. – DirectRx Pharmacy, an independent pharmacy, says it has won a competitive bidding contract for nebulizers and related supplies as part of Round 1 2017. Under the contract, which runs from Jan. 1, 2017, through Dec.

Cuts squeeze providers, patients, says PFQC

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10/25/2016

WATERLOO, Iowa – Forty percent of the calls it receives through a hotline number are now from patients and caregivers who are being asked to pay out of pocket for their home medical equipment, according to People for Quality Care.

Stakeholders prepare for ‘complicated’ post-election activity

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10/21/2016

WASHINGTON – The chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee could be one thing standing between the HME industry and competitive bidding relief after the elections.

Make it stop, all of it

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Thursday, October 20, 2016

There are a number of reasons why I want this election cycle to end, some of which will remain nameless.

I’m sure I’m not alone.

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