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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.

Capture customers, payments

Mobile payments have increased, but time spent on those searches had decreased
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07/25/2016

WATERLOO, Iowa – Whether it’s offering information, selling products, or providing an easy way to pay, providers more than ever need to shift their focus to technology, say industry experts.

Capturing customers

Whistleblower details alleged fraud at Lincare

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07/15/2016

CLEARWATER, Fla. – A former employee says Lincare has been knowingly defrauding the government of millions of dollars by allegedly billing false claims to Medicare.

Whistleblower details alleged fraud at Lincare

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07/12/2016

CLEARWATER, Fla. – A former employee says Lincare has been knowingly defrauding the government of millions of dollars by allegedly billing false claims to Medicare.

Southwest providers try to stay cool

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06/24/2016

PHOENIX – Summer arrived last week in full force, with scorching temperatures across parts of the Southwest, but HME providers and their patients were taking it in stride.

PHM feels impact of vent cuts

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06/21/2016

LAFAYETTE, La. – Cuts to reimbursement for non-invasive ventilators contributed to a drop in revenues for Patient Home Monitoring—a “reset,” for the company, said executives.

Enos 'prioritizes' hospice business

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06/21/2016

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. – With its recent acquisition of Cape Medical Supply’s hospice segment, Enos Home Medical is becoming a major player in palliative care in the New England region.

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