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Is CMS *really* serious about saving money?

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Thursday, September 15, 2011

Managing Editor Theresa Flaherty and I had an interesting conversation after we posted to our website this story about how CMS has failed to use the surety bond requirement to recover erroneous payments.

The year in HME News stories

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Tuesday, December 14, 2010

It will surprise none of our readers that stories on competitive bidding were the 1st and 2nd most viewed stories on HME News’ website in 2010: “CMS releases names of winning bidders,” with 7,734 views; and

Frank Margulis: Don't make my mistakes

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09/30/2010

Like most HME providers, Frank Margulis thought he understood the rules. Then he was charged with obstructing a Medicare audit. In 2005, he was sentenced to five months in a federal prison camp and five months of house arrest.

Frank Margulis: Don't make my mistakes

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09/30/2010

Like most HME providers, Frank Margulis thought he understood the rules. Then he was charged with obstructing a Medicare audit. In 2005, he was sentenced to five months in a federal prison camp and five months of house arrest. Now a free man, Margulis will share his story during his Medtrade session, "Avoiding Legal Landmines: Lessons Learned the Hard Way."

Risk management: Lawyer up

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06/22/2010

Q. I've been indicted on Medicare fraud. What now?

In brief

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05/24/2010

In its Mobility Matters bulletin to lawmakers in April, AAHomecare blasts Medicare for not only denying a mobility claim for a double amputee but also targeting him for a neglect investigation.

TV station attempts to follow the Medicare paper trail

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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

I came across this story about a Medicare bennie who, well, the lead on this story sums it up better than I ever could:

Who's letting whom down now?

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Monday, April 26, 2010

When it comes to the portrayal of power wheelchair providers, AAHomecare and the public relations firm Frisby & Associates have decided to fight fire with fire.

Lunch and learn at the AAHomecare Conference

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Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Jonathan Blum appreciates your concerns. He really does.

But the competitive bidding program is moving forward.

A brave statement to make at a luncheon populated by about 300 HME providers with knives.

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