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Reporter's Notebook: Got bad debt?

April 23, 2012Liz Beaulieu, Editor

It didn't surprise HME consultant Karen Moore when Rotech Healthcare announced in March, as part of its latest financial earnings, that its bad debt was too high and that it would fight to get it under control.Moore, vice president of AnCor Healthcare Consulting, says many HME providers are looking to reduce bad debt as a way to make up for lost revenue.“With all the decreases in reimbursement, that's where you can do some picking up,” she said. “The industry standard is 3% but...

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Test your industry knowledge: Take the HME News challenge

September 17, 2010Mike Moran

I mentioned a while ago that I just received a fresh batch of DME data from CMS. As I was looking at this data, I thought it would be kind of fun to put together a little test. So here you go. Test your knowledge. The answers are at the bottom, but don't look! 1. If you expect to be able to battle competitive bidding and come out the other side, your company's EBITDA should be what? a. 50%   b. 12%   c. 8%   e. 25% 2. How many Medicare beneficiaries have 3 or more chronic...

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