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In brief: Providers make their case, WHILL merges with Scootaround

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08/23/2019

WASHINGTON – Managed care plans, CRT reimbursement and coverage for breast prosthesis topped the list of concerns HME providers shared at an Aug. 19 Small Business Administration Regulatory Fairness Hearing.

HME providers testify at SBA hearing

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08/22/2019

WASHINGTON – Managed care plans, CRT reimbursement and coverage for breast prosthesis topped the list of concerns HME providers shared at an Aug. 19 Small Business Administration Regulatory Fairness Hearing.

Providers to SBA: Monitoring clipboards won’t curb fraud

‘The new administration is asking how to get rid of the regulations’
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09/01/2017

WASHINGTON – From accreditation to audits, HME providers let panel members at a Small Business Administration hearing last week know exactly how they feel about burdensome regulations.

Providers appeal for help

‘They’ll miss us when we’re gone,’ says Karyn Estrella
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05/20/2016

PORTLAND, Maine – Providers from around New England took to the podium at a Small Business Administration hearing here last week, giving government officials and lawmakers an eye-opening look at what it’s like to be in the HME business right now.

HOMES members warn SBA panel on bid impact

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05/18/2016

PORTLAND, Maine – Karyn Estrella, executive director of the Home Medical Equipment and Services Association of New England, and several HME providers from across New England testified May 16 at a Small Business Administration regulatory fairness hearing about the impact o

In brief: ‘Unreasonable’ audits crippling providers, SGD bill passes

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07/24/2015

BOZEMAN, Mont. – The impact of audits and competitive bidding on rural providers was on the agenda at a roundtable held by the Small Business Administration last week.

‘Unreasonable’ audits crippling providers, SBA told

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07/22/2015

BOZEMAN, Mont. – The impact of audits and competitive bidding on rural providers was on the agenda at a roundtable held by the Small Business Administration yesterday.

Hearings held on audits, bidding

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04/29/2015

WASHINGTON – A pair of hearings this week shined another light on the HME industry’s issues with audits and competitive bidding.

Industry testimony ‘moves’ SBA

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06/27/2014

WASHINGTON – It wasn’t the HME industry’s first time testifying before the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) about overreaching regulatory burdens, but last week, something was different, stakeholders say.

In brief: Lawmakers introduce bid bill, SBA hosts stakeholders at hearing

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06/20/2014

WASHINGTON – Reps. Pat Tiberi, R-Ohio, and John Larson, D-Conn., have introduced a bill that would require providers to obtain bid bonds as part of future rounds of competitive bidding. H.R.