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Industry cheers Price nomination

‘He has been an incredibly vocal opponent of CMS’
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12/02/2016

WASHINGTON – As the new secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., would have a huge agenda—one that, industry stakeholders believe, could better support HME.

Q&A: DME Exchange

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10/21/2016

Dallas may have the highest rate of uninsured residents in the country, and DME Exchange of Dallas, a nonprofit organization that collects, refurbishes and redistributes DME, is on a mission to help the city’s most vulnerable.

FODAC paves way with accreditation

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10/21/2016

ATLANTA – Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (FODAC) recently received accreditation as a DME provider from the Healthcare Quality Association on Accreditation (HQAA), paving the way for it to partner with other healthcare providers, says the nonprofit. 

Providers prep for more fallout in Round 1 areas

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10/07/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine – HME providers in Round 1 areas are bracing themselves for an additional Medicare reimbursement cut of, on average, 5.2% on Jan. 1.

VGM fights back with data

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09/23/2016

WATERLOO, Iowa – Results from The VGM Group’s “Supplier Impact Survey” debunk CMS’s claims that its competitive bidding program hasn’t affected access to home medical equipment.

Pharmaceuticals and HME: No parity

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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Things have been tough for the HME community for the past few years but this summer has taken it to a whole ‘nother level.

CMS proposes bid surety bonds

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06/28/2016

WASHINGTON – CMS is seeking to require providers to obtain bid surety bonds, according to a proposed rule.

Buying Triggers: Find out why they chose you

Q. How do I discover my customer’s buying triggers?
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06/21/2016

A. The two key HME buying triggers are “the reason they need a product or service” and “why they choose your company over your competitor.” The first buying trigger is easy to obtain. The second, on the other hand, is not so simple.

AvaCare competes with world wide web

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06/03/2016

LAKEWOOD, N.J. – When it came time to rebuild its website from the platform up, AvaCare Medical went all in, with a new name and a new brand to back it up.

Provider 'appeals" with products

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05/20/2016

PARKER, Colo. – Before Bill and Doreen Leahy sold their mechanical contracting firm and moved from New York to the Rocky Mountain State two years ago, the entrepreneurial-minded couple searched for a new business they could embrace and nurture.

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