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Regina Gillispie 'shows up' for small biz

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08/19/2016

When it comes to advocating for the HME industry, Regina Gillispie, owner of Best Home Medical, is no greenhorn.

Veteran secures $15M VA contract

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08/19/2016

MOUNTAIN TOP, Pa. – When provider Ronald Carter delivers a piece of equipment to a veteran, he makes a point of shaking his client’s hand and thanking them for their service.  

Nonprofit fills gap

Lake Health relieves rural access issues
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08/19/2016

LAKEVIEW, Ore. – Before Lake Health Medical Supply opened July 15, local oxygen patients had to wait weeks for a delivery or drive 100 miles if they needed more oxygen.  

What are opportunities, pitfalls of billing non-assigned?

Andrea Stark, Jeff Baird weigh-in on new trend
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08/12/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine – When it comes to billing Medicare non-assigned—something more and more HME providers have been forced to do—there are misconceptions about what can and can’t be done, say industry consultants.

In wake of cuts, HME providers let chips fall

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08/05/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine – It’s only been a month since CMS rolled out draconian reimbursement cuts across the country, but HME providers have begun playing hardball.

M&A: Cape Medical, Epic Health make buys

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08/02/2016

SANDWICH, Mass. – Cape Medical Supply has acquired New England Medical Homecare, a long-time provider of sleep therapy services in Auburn, Mass.

Role of RTs expanding in new 02 climate

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07/25/2016

Respiratory therapists are feeling the greatest impact from the new austere environment for oxygen provision, as efforts to cut costs are changing their roles and workloads, says Vernon Pertelle, president and CEO of StratiHealth, a Los Angeles-based consulting

Protect yourself with clear policy

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07/25/2016

Working after hours is commonplace in today’s busy working world, but the new overtime rule (See “New overtime regs headed your way,” July issue) could create a profound shift in those practices, says consultant Richard Davis. 

Four Health makes best of opportunities

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07/25/2016

HIALEAH, Fla. – As HMEs struggle in the face of competitive bidding and consolidation, provider Leo Extramil has found a way to thrive. 

Medical Necessities makes big splash with new location

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07/25/2016

When visiting an HME provider, most people don’t think to bring along swim trunks. But at Medical Necessities and Services, everyone is invited to take a dip in the pool.

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