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Audit notebook: CNN, legislation and an olive branch

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02/28/2014

YARMOUTH, Maine – In the wake of the Feb. 12 forum on audits, the big question is: Where does the HME industry go from here?

Barbara Rogers: Industry remembers advocate

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01/30/2014

SAN DIEGO – Barbara Rogers, president and CEO of the National Emphysema/COPD Association, passed away Dec. 7.

Bid fix earns place in ‘doc fix’

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12/13/2013

WASHINGTON – The HME industry scored a small victory last week when an amendment to fix a problem with Medicare’s competitive bidding program was included in a markup of the “doc fix” bill passed by the Senate Finance Committee on Dec. 12.

Bid program undermines reform

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11/22/2013

The Affordable Care Act was supposed to launch an era of smarter, more efficient government health policies and practices, ones that reward innovation, quality care and patient satisfaction.

New contract suppliers, new licensure issues?

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11/08/2013

WASHINGTON – It’s still early, but industry stakeholders are already hearing reports of licensure issues in the Round 1 re-compete.

Q&A: Wayne Stanfield

‘Bidding will change. It has to’
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11/08/2013

WASHINGTON – It’s ironic that Wayne Stanfield feels comfortable retiring now that NAIMES is part of AAHomecare.

Bidding: AAH abandons lawsuit, lawmakers apply pressure

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09/27/2013

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has dropped its bid to stop competitive bidding in the courts.

New AAH CEO on bid program: ‘I have a chip on my shoulder’

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08/23/2013

WASHINGTON – Tom Ryan is not a new name or face—he has been advocating for the HME industry through AAHomecare and his company, Farmingdale, N.Y.-based Homecare Concepts, for years.

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