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Hurricane Florence tests HME providers and their patients

‘Getting in touch with them is harder than it’s been with past storms,’ says one provider
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09/21/2018

WILMINGTON, N.C. – In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence late last week, HME providers struggled to get back to business as usual and scrambled to make contact with a large population of displaced patients.

Persistence of providers pays off for patients

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10/14/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine – HME providers in the Southeast were prepared as ever when Hurricane Matthew made landfall on Oct. 8, but that doesn’t mean they didn’t face tremendous challenges.

Stakeholders detail ‘alarming’ situation in rural areas

Seek bill with non-HME pay-for to pass before Sept. 30
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09/16/2016

WASHINGTON – After a tough week in which CMS trumpeted its competitive bidding program for HME as having no impact on access, all the while creating significant savings, AAHomecare hit back.

Rep. Ellmers visits provider

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10/10/2014

DUNN, N.C. – Family Medical Supply hosted Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., on Oct. 7. About 75 attendees, including providers and representatives from industry manufacturers and associations, discussed the effects of competitive bidding and audits.