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In brief: Cuts squeeze providers, patients; Drive gets inspired by rehab

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10/28/2016

WATERLOO, Iowa – Forty percent of the calls it receives through a hotline number are now from patients and caregivers who are being asked to pay out of pocket for their home medical equipment, according to People for Quality Care.

'This is what needs to be written about'

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

I had a provider email me this week who was asking if we could use our trusty HME Databank to show how the competitive bidding program has affected access to home medical equipment.

COPD Foundation, PFQC partner to ‘amplify patient voice’

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03/10/2015

WASHINGTON and WATERLOO, Iowa – The COPD Foundation has partnered with People for Quality Care, the advocacy division of The VGM Group, to protect access to home oxygen therapy for Medicare beneficiaries.