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Stakeholders seek five-year bid delay for non-invasive vents

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10/22/2019

ATLANTA – A bill could be introduced literally any day now to pump the brakes on CMS’s plans to include non-invasive ventilation in its competitive bidding program, AAHomecare’s Jay Witter told Medtrade attendees on Tuesday morning.

Event puts HME in front of influential senator

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10/11/2019

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A fundraising event for Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., netted nearly $17,000 for the senator’s campaign fund and gave HME providers a chance to re-engage with the longtime industry champion.

You tell us

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Wednesday, September 4, 2019

During a conference call last week with the panelists for a session at the upcoming HME News Business Summit on investment and M&A in the HME industry, it wasn’t long before the elephant in the room came up: competitive bidding.

Reporter’s notebook: Don’t overlook state support

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09/03/2019

While all eyes are on competitive bidding and working with lawmakers in Congress, it’s important not to overlook the importance of forging relationships at the state level, say providers.

Understanding capacity and demand: Tips for bidding in Round 2021

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Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Kathy Lester
Executive director of the Council for Quality Respiratory Care

As we head into the final stretch of bidding for Round 2021 of competitive bidding, suppliers across the country are realizing just how different the program is now compared to the past.

Stakeholders dig in for August recess

‘We’ve got a lot of work to do,’ says Tom Ryan
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08/02/2019

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders plan to use the August congressional recess to lay the groundwork for moving forward key priorities in September.

Round 2021: Providers do their homework

They say they’ve taken full advantage of industry website, summits and calculators
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07/12/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine – When the bid window for Round 2021 opens this week, providers say they’ll be more prepared than in previous rounds.

Stakeholders line up second ‘Bid Smart Summit’

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07/09/2019

DALLAS – Industry experts will once again be on hand for a “Bid Smart Summit,” this one Aug. 27 in the Dallas area. Featured speakers are Cara Bachenheimer of Brown & Fortunato, Kim Brummett of AAHomecare and Mark Higley of VGM Group.

What's your bid style?

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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Theresa and I met last week to talk about the stories we’re working on for our upcoming August issue.

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