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AdaptHealth hits the NASDAQ

‘They came up with a buy-and-build strategy and executed on it’
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11/15/2019

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. – In the nearly 10 years that the HME industry has grappled with competitive bidding, AdaptHealth has found a way to grow, leading up to the provider becoming a public company last week.

Competitively bid vents? Providers fear worst

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11/15/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine – There are too many unknowns and there is too much at stake for CMS to include non-invasive ventilators in its competitive bidding program, providers say.

Providers struggle with TPAs

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11/15/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine – The resurgence of third-party administrators for HME is bad news for the industry, according to the large majority of respondents to a recent HME Newspoll.

Re-branded event rallies around access

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11/15/2019

EAST AMHERST, N.Y. – NRRTS and NCART are rebranding their annual conference, naming it the Access2CRT Summit and rolling out a new logo with the tag line “Educate. Advocate. Legislate.”

In brief: Act fast on SMART Act, Medi-Cal drops drastic cut

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11/15/2019

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders are pushing providers to act fast on a bill delaying the inclusion of non-invasive ventilators in competitive bidding for five years.

Act fast on SMART Act, stakeholders say

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11/15/2019

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders are pushing providers to act fast on a bill delaying the inclusion of non-invasive ventilators in competitive bidding for five years.

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HME NewsPoll December 2019

Payers are increasingly using third-party administrators to coordinate DME for their members, despite numerous concerns from industry stakeholders. Sleep Solutions in Michigan, for example, sent out an alert to its customers who are BCBS PPO members that the insurer has hired Northwood, a TPA, to manage their DME needs.