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Bob Soltis: Former ALJ tells all

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09/23/2016

CLEVELAND – Spoken like a true lawyer, Bob Soltis’ advice for HME providers working claims through the Medicare appeals process: be brief and be concise.

VGM fights back with data

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09/23/2016

WATERLOO, Iowa – Results from The VGM Group’s “Supplier Impact Survey” debunk CMS’s claims that its competitive bidding program hasn’t affected access to home medical equipment.

Providers need to ‘be better’

“There was a time when we weren’t even talking about post-acute care; now we have a full post-acute care plan,’ says keynote speaker Dr. Patrick Cawley
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09/23/2016

CHARLESTON, S.C. – HME providers need to up their game if they want to keep up with changes in health care, a health system exec and a health insurance exec told attendees of the HME News Business Summit last week.

Prepare to be disrupted

Providers ask, what’s next?

‘The Medicare model is not a lasting model,’ says speaker Wayne Slavitt
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09/23/2016

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Bernie Zimmer, Wayne Slavitt and Dr. Joseph Krainin all have different approaches to the HME industry, but they all believe this: Play the hand you’ve been dealt.

In brief: Report raises concerns, court pressures HHS

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09/23/2016

WASHINGTON – Lawmakers should heed the findings of a new report that raises concerns about the roll out of competitive bidding rates nationwide, says The Council for Quality Respiratory Care.

DASCO named Best HME Provider

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09/23/2016

CHARLESTON, S.C. – DASCO Home Medical Equipment of Westerville, Ohio, took home the 2016 HME Excellence Award for Best HME Provider at the HME News Business Summit on Sept. 19.

AAHomecare releases latest Audit Key results

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09/22/2016

WASHINGTON – The average percent of DME MAC prepayment audits denied nationwide increased 6% between Q4 2015 and Q2 2016, according to the latest results from AAHomecare’s HME Audit Key sur

VGM quantifies impact of bid program

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09/21/2016

WATERLOO, Iowa – Ninety-one percent of respondents to The VGM Group’s “Supplier Impact Survey” strongly agree that the national rollout of competitive bidding has had a negative impact on their business.

New report raises further doubts on bid program

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09/20/2016

WASHINGTON – The Council for Quality Respiratory Care says lawmakers should heed the findings of a new white paper that raises concerns about the roll out of competitive bid rates nationwide.

Election 2016: HME providers cast their lot with Trump

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09/16/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine – HME providers typically lean Republican when it comes to politics and that holds true for the 2016 presidential election—even if some are aren’t overly enthusiastic about the party’s candidate.

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