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Editorial

Case managers have stacks of complaints

February 21, 2014Letter to the Editor

Recently, the North Florida Coalition of Home Medical Equipment providers coordinated a meeting between several of the largest hospital systems in North Florida, along with some nursing facilities and the local offices of Sens. Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio, and Rep. Ander Crenshaw. Our coalition has been very active in communicating the competitive bidding issues with our lawmakers; however, we felt it was time that they heard from the case managers and nurses themselves (the horse's mouth).The floor...

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Case managers have stacks of complaints

November 13, 2013HME News Staff

On Nov. 5, the North Florida Coalition of Home Medical Equipment providers coordinated a meeting between several of the largest hospital systems in North Florida, along with some nursing facilities and the local offices of Sens. Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio, and Rep. Ander Crenshaw. Our coalition has been very active in communicating the competitive bidding issues with our lawmakers; however, we felt it was time that they heard from the case managers and nurses themselves (the horse's mouth). The...

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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, one cannot provide...

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