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In brief: GAO rejects protest, Hoveround lays off 20

January 31, 2014HME News Staff

NEW YORK - The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has denied Rotech's protest that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) unreasonably ignored recent, relevant information when it decided Rotech wasn't financially fit to win contracts to supply veterans with home oxygen equipment, Law360 reports. The VA contended that Rotech, which entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in April, didn't qualify as a “responsible contractor,” according to the story. The VA's contracting officer...

Ann Fabry, Audits, Barbara Rogers, CMS, COPD, David Baxter, GAO, GF health products, Home Care Medical, Hoveround


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Barbara Rogers: Industry remembers advocate

January 30, 2014HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO - Barbara Rogers, president and CEO of the National Emphysema/COPD Association, passed away Dec. 7. An appointee to the first CMS Program Advisory and Oversight Committee on the bidding program, Rogers supported portable oxygen technology, advocated for respiratory patients and encouraged them to get involved, too, AAHomecare said in a recent bulletin. “We have lost a great industry advocate who fought for freedom of choice for oxygen patients,” said Tom Ryan, AAHomecare president...

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