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Medtrade: Early bird gets the worm

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08/01/2018

ATLANTA – Early rates for Medtrade 2018 expire Aug. 25. The early rates allow attendees to save $100 on a conference pass and $50 on an expo pass. This year’s show is scheduled for Oct. 15-17 at the Georgia World Congress Center.

‘It’s as much design as anything’

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07/30/2018

BILLINGS, Mont. – While some HME companies look to home modifications as a good “offshoot” business, Robin Campbell launched Accessible Home Solutions from the ground up about a year ago.

Q&A: Senior Needs eases access issues

‘People are struggling to get this equipment’
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07/30/2018

MARYSVILLE, Tenn. – Timothy Hollis, who works in business development for Home Instead Senior Care in Marysville, Tenn., and its owner, David Kiger, recently launched Senior Needs to provide HME and supplies free of charge.

Is lobbying lethargy setting in?

Not so, says one respondent: ‘If we don’t drive change, nobody else will’
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07/27/2018

YARMOUTH, Maine – The results of a recent HME Newspoll show an industry divided over the benefits of lobbying, with one camp citing Medicare as a lost cause and another believing too much is at stake not to advocate.

Bidding: Will CMS get it right the next time around?

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

When provider David Chase first submitted bids for the competitive bidding program, his team of seven armed themselves with pencils, calculators and coffee, working every night for three weeks to understand their costs and come up with—what he thought—were sensible bids.

Any willing provider? It’s not a unanimous decision

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07/20/2018

YARMOUTH, Maine – Reaction among providers to CMS’s any willing provider provision run the gamut—with some feeling disbelief, some contemplating new opportunities, and some discounting the idea outright.

In brief: Study highlights bid program’s flaws, Amazon eyes medical supplies pilot

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07/20/2018

SAN FRANCISCO – Add the Pacific Research Institute to the long list of economists and researchers who believe CMS’s current competitive bidding program for HME is inefficient at best and dangerous at worst.

Rick’s Medical Supply makes acquisition

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07/19/2018

ROSEBURG, Ore. – Rick’s Medical Supply will acquire Douglas Medical Equipment Supply effective Aug. 1, according to local news reports.

CMS upends competitive bidding

Agency pauses program with plans to implement significant changes, including some that stem from industry recommendations
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07/13/2018

WASHINGTON – All Medicare-enrolled HME providers are back in business starting Jan. 1, 2019.

Senior Needs eases access issues

‘People are struggling to get this equipment’
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07/13/2018

MARYSVILLE, Tenn. – Timothy Hollis, who works in business development for Home Instead Senior Care in Marysville, Tenn., and its owner, David Kiger, recently launched Senior Needs to provide HME and supplies free of charge.

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