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On the Editor's Desk

The buzz on HOMES and hotlines

June 19, 2013Liz Beaulieu, Editor

I've had a hard time blogging for a few weeks. It's not because of the lack of news; it's because of the glut of news. I can't focus on one topic long enough to churn out a blog. So here are two thoughts that have been buzzing in my head but haven't found a home here yet. HOMES: Home Medical Equipment and Services Association of New England. This is the new name for NEMED. It's an appropriate name for a number of reasons. It emphasizes home and services, and it doesn't...

Competitive Bidding, Complaint, Home Medical Equipment (HME), unity, what's in a name

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Guest Blog

Get in the fight now

May 21, 2012HME News Staff

Earlier this month, the home medical equipment sector had the opportunity to present the case against competitive bidding at a hearing before the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee. The American Association of Homecare was represented, as was NAIMES. Both did a great job articulating the critical issues and concerns for providers and patients. But unfortunately, as we have seen over and over, we also saw a split message presented to Congress. Also testifying was an Ohio provider who praised...

Competitive Bidding, unity

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