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Round 1 re-compete: Overcome cuts with volume and diversification, says contract supplier

December 27, 2013Leah Hoenen

MATTHEWS, N.C. - As Carolina's Home Medical Equipment prepared for the Jan. 1 implementation of the Round 1 re-compete, President and CEO Frank Trammell took a few minutes to tell HME News what his company has done to remain viable in the competitive bidding market.HME News: What did you learn from Round 1 that helped you in the re-compete? What worked and what didn't? How did you prepare for this round?Frank Trammell: Understanding how each line item is weighted and how it impacts the composite...

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The competitive bidding chronicles

January 12, 2011Liz Beaulieu, Editor

It all started with an e-mail from one of our readers. It went something like this: Can't HME News help the industry collect and report on problems that will occur as a result of competitive bidding? The reader's idea: Identify a provider in each of the nine competitive bidding areas (CBAs) and check-in with that provider on a regular basis to see how the program unfolds. It's a good idea, but it's a little more than three editors at HME News can handle. After all, competitive bidding isn't the only...

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