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Editorial

The five commandments

March 16, 2010Kelly Riley

As 2009 rolled out, there was very little information disseminated to HME providers on the new rules and processes for home oxygen therapy mandated by the Deficient Reduction Act and the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act, both passed in 2008. Providers faced new and more complex reimbursement policies and decreased reimbursement, not to mention misinformed CMS personnel pitting patients against them. It's no wonder some providers have questioned whether they want to continue in...

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