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NEMED: It's time to drop 'dealer'

September 24, 2012Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. - What's in a name? More than you think, says the New England Medical Equipment Dealers Association.“We want to get the word 'dealers' removed,” said Karyn Estrella, executive director of NEMED. “The idea has come from members, and also some legislators at the state house have told us that we really should consider it. It doesn't represent who we are.”The association plans to unveil its new name in May 2013, as part of its silver anniversary celebration.It...

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Some relationship advice for CMS

August 26, 2010Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Did you see the July 16 edition of "Mobility Matters," the bulletin that AAHomecare publishes to educate lawmakers and policymakers, among others, on the power mobility benefit? It was a good one. In the bulletin, Dr. Jerald Winakur, a clinical professor of medical humanities and ethics at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, calls CMS to task for its "maddening" documentation requirements: "I (perform) two or three 'power mobility evaluations' (for one patient). They take...

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