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Competitive bidding expansion serves as wake-up call

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03/25/2010

WASHINGTON  For providers who have remained on the sidelines while the industry battles to stop competitive bidding, the expansion of the program should make one thing clear: It's time to get in the game.

Developing story on the first-month purchase option

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Thursday, July 30, 2009

The rehab industry is working with Senate leaders on an alternative to a provision that would eliminate the first-month purchase option for power wheelchairs, making them 13-month capped rental items.

Support grows for pharmacy exemptions

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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Efforts to exempt community pharmacies from the fast-approaching accreditation and surety bond requirements gained momentum this week when three groups offered their support.

Update: first-month purchase option

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Friday, July 17, 2009

This just in, courtesy of Pride Mobility's Seth Johnson:

As you know, the House draft healthcare reform bill includes a provision that would eliminate the first-month purchase option for Group 1 and Group 2 power wheelchairs. It exempts Group 3 complex power wheelchairs.

CMNs and DIFs=Rocket science?

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Thursday, March 26, 2009
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Are certificates of medical necessity (CMNs) and DME information forms (DIFs) that confusing to fill out and submit?

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