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P4QC hosts webinar for Medicare bennies

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11/29/2016

WATERLOO, Iowa – People for Quality Care will host a

‘Enjoy Life’ program kicks off

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06/03/2014

ATLANTA – Sports n’ Spokes, the sports and recreation magazine of the Paralyzed Veterans of America, has teamed up with Life After Spinal Cord Injury, a nonprofit program of UroMed, and Wheel:Life, an online community, to encourage people with disabilities to “Get Out &am

In brief: CMS sets ICD-10 start date, AAH adds videos to campaign toolbox

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05/02/2014

WASHINGTON – In an April 30 proposed rule that sets hospital and long-term care inpatient payment rates and rules for 2015, CMS acknowledged it plans to implement ICD-10 on Oct. 1, 2015.

'Real people' make important HME allies

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09/24/2013

Recruiting the users of home medical equipment to help out with the industry’s lobbying efforts is essential for ensuring that legislators and agency heads hear a different voice in the arguments against Medicare competitive bidding and other government initiat

'Real people' make important HME allies

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09/24/2013

Recruiting the users of home medical equipment to help out with the industry’s lobbying efforts is essential for ensuring that legislators and agency heads hear a different voice in the arguments against Medicare competitive bidding and other government initiat

Complex rehab: Stakeholders reinforce efforts with new site

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05/24/2012

WASHINGTON – A new website will put all the resources stakeholders need to advocate for a separate benefit for complex rehab right at their fingertips.

Users First Alliance gets nonprofit status, prepares for prime time

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Thursday, December 2, 2010

I just finished up writing a Q&A with Users First Alliance's Ann Eubank for the January issue of HME News. Here's a sneak peak:

Consumer advocacy seeks to educate, empower patients

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09/26/2010

Consumers are often the HME industry's most credible spokespeople, and now Medtrade's getting into the game of arming them to become outspoken homecare advocates.