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Guest Blog

It's time to double down

May 10, 2018HME News Staff

Advocacy efforts are on the rise, as we near the Washington Legislative Conference on May 23-24 and the industry pushes for relief for non?bid areas, structural reforms to the competitive bidding program, and a critical exemption of CRT accessories from bidding?derived pricing. This May, the HME industry will take The Hill by storm with hundreds of congressional office visits and a meaningful plea for elected officials to take a stand for homecare patients and those who serve them. One thing is clear:...

Advocacy, consumers, Kelly Turner, PFQC


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Guest Blog

New meaning to home for the holidays

December 18, 2017HME News Staff

Home for the holidays takes on many meanings this time of year. Families and friends gather from near and far to celebrate the season with loved ones. Stories shared. Songs sung. Food and festivities are all around. College students return home after working hard all semester. Babies are joyfully introduced at holiday parties. Military personnel come back for holiday leave after serving our country so well. This is a magical time of year where people unite and commemorate all that was and all that...

home for the holidays, Kelly Turner, people for quality care


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Editorial

Help your customers stand up for themselves

November 21, 2017Guest Commentary

Editor's note: Kelly and Lisa wrote this for end users. As HME providers, this is a great tool that you can use to inform your patients and customers to advocate for themselves and, in turn, your businesses.Imagine this: your HME company has closed, is no longer taking Medicare patients, is asking you to pay up front because they no longer “take assignment,” or you're having fewer product options or are waiting longer for deliveries and service. You've called Medicare and/or Medicaid...

Cure Medical, Kelly Turner, Lisa Wells, People for Quality Care (PFQC)


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Guest Blog

How you can self-advocate with videos & People for Quality Care

October 4, 2017HME News Staff

Editor's note: Kelly and Lisa wrote this for end users. As HME providers, this is a great tool that you can use to inform your patients and customers to advocate for themselves and, in turn, your businesses. Imagine this: your HME company has closed, is no longer taking Medicare patients, is asking you to pay up front because they no longer “take assignment,” or you're having fewer product options or are waiting longer for deliveries and service. You've called Medicare and/or Medicaid...

Kelly Turner, Lisa Wells, patient advocacy, people for quality care


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Also Noted

Clinicians speak out on bid program

May 24, 2017HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - People for Quality Care, the advocacy arm of The VGM Group, has released a video featuring damning testimony from clinicians on Medicare's competitive bidding program. The clinicians provided the testimony at an annual conference recently hosted by Handi Medical Supply in Saint Paul, Minn. “Our goal is to empower the industry with the tools needed to continue the fight as we work together toward relief,” said Kelly Turner, executive director of PFQC. “This video...

competitive bidding, Kelly Turner, people for quality care, The VGM Group


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