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Editorial

Be a champion for your patients, caregivers

September 1, 2016Guest Commentary

Readers of HME News already know the statistics: The number of people with chronic care needs who wish to age at home will soon exceed the number of caregivers available to help. This has far-reaching implications for HME companies who have labored for years under restrictive Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance coverage determinations.HME reimbursement has been limited by the priorities of a health system pre-occupied with acute care interventions. “Medical necessity,” an acute care...

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