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Providers try to balance quality, cost

October 25, 2013Leah Hoenen

YARMOUTH, Maine - As CMS's competitive bidding program drives reimbursement rates down, providers are debating the value of quality versus cost.  Half of the 109 respondents to a recent HME Newspoll said quality trumps cost. They said providing a poor-quality product is more expensive in the long run. But the other half of respondents said they can't justify providing costlier, higher-quality products under competitive bidding. “Obviously, with changes in reimbursement,...

Ben Hertz, Care Point Medical, Competitive Bidding, Elmora Healthcare, EME Medical Equipment, Hall-Moore Medical Supplies, HME NewsPoll, Jerry Hall, Padgett's Medical, respitec medical care & supply, Ronald Reed, steve rogers, steve saellem


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Providers try to make sense of it all

April 19, 2013Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - From providers getting contracts to service areas located thousands of miles away to providers unprepared to service contracts in their local areas, sources predict problems aplenty when Round 2 goes into effect July 1. “It's going to be a nightmare,” said Mike Marnhout, owner/president of Lexington, Ky.-based Bluegrass Medical, which received contracts in Round 1 but not in Round 2. Since the list of contract suppliers was released April 9, providers have...

Apguard Medical, Bluegrass Oxygen, CMS, Competitive Bidding, Grace healthcare, Hall-Moore Medical Supplies, Lewin Medical Supply, MPP, round 2


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AMEPA announces winners of Outstanding Advocate Award

December 28, 2012HME News Staff

MIAMI - Jerry and Amanda Hall of Hall-Moore Medical Supply in Jacksonville, Fla., are the recipients of the 2012 Robert Arado Outstanding Advocate Award, according to an AMEPA newsletter. The award is given to the provider who “has truly made a difference for the survival of the HME industry through personal commitment,” the newsletter said. While the Halls' business was not directly affected by Round 1 of competitive bidding, they traveled to Washington, D.C., to meet with Florida...

Accredited Medical Equip Prov of America (AMEPA), Hall-Moore Medical Supplies, Robert Arado


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