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Medtrade Spring preview: Don't get 'railroaded' by MCOs, says speaker Pam Colbert

March 29, 2019Tracy Orzel

LAS VEGAS - Now that Medicare and Medicaid are turning to managed care organizations (MCOs) more and more to cut costs, HME providers must be vigilant to make sure they get a fair deal, says Pam Colbert, an attorney with Brown & Fortunato. HME News recently spoke with Colbert, who is hosting two sessions at Medtrade Spring this year related to MCOs, about what providers need to know to play ball in this market and how to get paid.HME News: What are we dealing with here: How many Medicare and Medicaid...

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Contract promotes 'favoritism'

August 23, 2017Liz Beaulieu, Editor

AMARILLO, Texas - HME providers in Texas have solid ground to stand on when it comes to their criticism of a new Medicaid contract that makes Medline a single-source provider of 244 DME supplies, says an industry attorney.Pam Colbert, a member of the Health Care Group at the law firm Brown & Fortunato, outlined a number of ways the contract violates Texas law in her complaint on behalf of Alliance Medical Supply, a provider in San Antonio. It's anything but competitivePer the Texas Government...

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