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Providers appeal for help

‘They’ll miss us when we’re gone,’ says Karyn Estrella
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05/20/2016

PORTLAND, Maine – Providers from around New England took to the podium at a Small Business Administration hearing here last week, giving government officials and lawmakers an eye-opening look at what it’s like to be in the HME business right now.

HOMES members warn SBA panel on bid impact

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05/18/2016

PORTLAND, Maine – Karyn Estrella, executive director of the Home Medical Equipment and Services Association of New England, and several HME providers from across New England testified May 16 at a Small Business Administration regulatory fairness hearing about the impact o

In brief: ‘Unreasonable’ audits crippling providers, SGD bill passes

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07/24/2015

BOZEMAN, Mont. – The impact of audits and competitive bidding on rural providers was on the agenda at a roundtable held by the Small Business Administration last week.

‘Unreasonable’ audits crippling providers, SBA told

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07/22/2015

BOZEMAN, Mont. – The impact of audits and competitive bidding on rural providers was on the agenda at a roundtable held by the Small Business Administration yesterday.

Hearings held on audits, bidding

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04/29/2015

WASHINGTON – A pair of hearings this week shined another light on the HME industry’s issues with audits and competitive bidding.

Industry testimony ‘moves’ SBA

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06/27/2014

WASHINGTON – It wasn’t the HME industry’s first time testifying before the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) about overreaching regulatory burdens, but last week, something was different, stakeholders say.

In brief: Lawmakers introduce bid bill, SBA hosts stakeholders at hearing

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06/20/2014

WASHINGTON – Reps. Pat Tiberi, R-Ohio, and John Larson, D-Conn., have introduced a bill that would require providers to obtain bid bonds as part of future rounds of competitive bidding. H.R.