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On the Editor's Desk

An HME provider's last words

December 27, 2012Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Below is a letter to the editor that I received from West Coast provider Dennis Kline. While there are more than a few providers exiting the HME industry these days, they usually go quietly, by closing their doors without fanfare or by selling to a larger provider. But not Kline. After more than 20 years in the DME business I have decided that enough is enough and I'm exiting the business altogether. I've owned two companies during this time, most notably Source One Medical, once one of the largest...

audits, competitive bidding, Source One Medical


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Mobility

Power wheelchair providers fight denials tooth and nail

January 26, 2010Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Fed up with Medicare's regional carriers denying a majority of their claims for standard power wheelchairs, some providers are fighting back. "We're pretty much appealing every one of them," said Frank Bryan, director of revenue and compliance for Source One Medical in Irvine, Calif. "We feel that strongly about our documentation." Noridian Administrative Services, the DME MAC for Jurisdiction D, notified providers recently that, during a "service specific prepayment probe review" of 117 claims...

Medicare documentation, Source One Medical, The Scooter Store


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On the Editor's Desk

Reader: 'Nice job, Mr. Harrison, of looking out for our industry'

January 13, 2010Liz Beaulieu, Editor

We continue to get heated feedback from our TV interview and our subsequent story in the January issue with Doug Harrison, CEO and president of The Scooter Store. First, we heard from "Angry Man." Today, we heard from a reader out in California. He sent us this letter to the editor: Dear HME Editor: I read with great curiosity the article in the January edition regard the Scooter Store, and Mr. Harrison's various and obviously unrestrained and not fully thought out comments. I am still shaking my...

Doug Harrison, On The Editor's Desk, Source One Medical, The Scooter Store


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