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Southwest providers try to stay cool

June 24, 2016Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

PHOENIX - Summer arrived last week in full force, with scorching temperatures across parts of the Southwest, but HME providers and their patients were taking it in stride.“This isn't a heat wave for us,” said Ron Evans, owner of Valley Healthcare Group, which has several locations in Arizona, including Phoenix, which hit 117 degrees on June 19. “It's not uncommon to have (such high temperatures) in June, July and August, but it spiked higher than normal.”Such extreme heat...

Chris Rice, Heat, John Eberhart, Ron Evans

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CPAP bundling: 'Fix' for non-existent problem

December 5, 2014Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - Providers don't know what to make of CMS's plan to implement bundled payments for CPAP, but say they doubt it's a good thing. “There's nothing to go by yet, but the sheer concept is counterintuitive as far as patient care,” said Chris Rice, CEO of Riverside, Calif.-based Diamond Respiratory Care. “We want to keep them compliant and keep good supplies on them, but now we are flipping the coin and creating an incentive to provide fewer supplies.” CMS...

Bundled Payments, Chris Rice, CPAP, Eric Cohen, Eric Parkhill, John Eberhart

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Eberhart Home Health shrinks to grow

June 20, 2014Leah Hoenen

FARMINGTON, N.M. - When Eberhart Home Health wasn't offered a contract as part of Round 2 of competitive bidding, President John Eberhart reconnoitered.He moved into home sleep testing and closed the company's California location in favor of locations in Albuquerque and Farmington, N.M. He's now decided to close the Albuquerque location and expand the Farmington location, where he planned to open a sleep lab, Eberhart Sleep Diagnostics, in July.“We're actually shrinking,” Eberhart said....

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