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Executive Session

The days of the Golden Commode are over

March 19, 2010Mike Moran

Check out this email I received a few weeks ago from a provider I've known for a while and respect: I continue to be uncomfortable with the headline of your (blog), Golden Commode. This was a derogatory term used during the 70s and early 80s by Medicare and others to point out perceived abuses and inappropriate advantages that providers took of the billing system then in place.  It is not a term that I used and I have always seen it as offensive.  It may be accurate of an unflattering past,...

Executive Session, Lou Kaufman, Respiratory Therapist

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