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Here to stay, here to thrive

'Most other industries wold love to see this kind of unit growth'
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09/25/2012

There are plenty of factors on the homecare industry’s side to ensure that it is not only here to stay but also to thrive—demography, patient preference, technology development and disease prevalence. 

To hell (the Hill) and back

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09/25/2012

Back on Feb. 14, 2012, several hundred individuals representing businesses, organizations, or trade groups arrived in Washington, D.C., for the two-day AAHomecare Washington Legislative Conference.

In brief: Scooter Store layoffs, Price reception

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09/21/2012

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – It's going from bad to worse at The Scooter Store, which plans to lay off 220 employees, according to San Antonio Express-News.

Senators: PMD error rate 'beyond belief'

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09/21/2012

WASHINGTON – Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., took CMS to task for high error rates on power mobility devices (PMD) during a congressional hearing Sept. 19.

AAHomecare pushes strategic plan

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09/20/2012

Washington – The AAHomecare board of directors met last week to review progress and advance a long-term strategic plan.

Sept. 22 is National Falls Prevention Awareness Day

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09/20/2012

WASHINGTON – Sept. 22 is “National Falls Prevention Awareness Day,” and HME providers should take the opportunity to alert their local media and highlight the role they play in preventing falls, says AAHomecare.

Stakeholders to providers: Take it to Twitter

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08/24/2012

WASHINGTON – Congressional staffers are becoming more and more plugged into social media, and industry stakeholders say this is a can’t-miss opportunity for HME providers.

Providers close doors

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08/24/2012

Round 2 may already be underway, but HME stakeholders continue to make their case against the flawed program.

In brief: Linde seals deal, AAHomecare submits comments

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08/17/2012

CLEARWATER, Fla. – Linde AG has completed its $4.6 billion acquisition of Lincare, it was announced Aug. 14. The industrial gas giant paid $41.50 per share for Lincare through a tender offer that it completed Aug.

CMS stands ground on Round 1 re-compete

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08/17/2012

BALTIMORE – With CMS’s announcement last week of the timeline for the Round 1 re-compete, it's likely that recent unpopular changes to the program are here to stay. 

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