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Trump, man of mystery

November 11, 2016Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - Industry stakeholders are looking ahead at what a Trump presidency could mean for HME.“If it was anyone other than Donald Trump, I would be able to tell you a lot more,” said Cara Bachenheimer, senior vice president of government relations for Invacare. “He's not a traditional Republican. It's unclear what his congressional agenda is and what his proposals really mean.”What is clear is that Trump, a businessman with no political experience, struck a chord with...

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New administration wouldn't solve healthcare problems

September 25, 2012Guest Commentary

The HME industry will not find a savior to vote for in this year's presidential election. Some form of competitive bidding will march on as long as Medicare continues to exist, regardless of who is elected president. The deluge of audits will continue. That's because a giant bureaucracy known as CMS has been steering the boat for years now. That didn't begin under President Obama and it won't end if Republicans take control of the White House.It's hardly politically popular to claim you're against...

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