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Career-ending disqualification?

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02/25/2020

Our bid was a simple matter. We are one of two independent DME companies in our city. I don’t know if they intended to participate or not, but our bid was simple to calculate—“one dollar under the limiting amount” in all regards bid.

A tactical approach: Measuring the health of the revenue cycle

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02/25/2020

Over the last several years, HME has been transforming into a more technology focused industry.

Managing Risk in 2019: The Lessons We’ll Take Into 2020

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02/25/2020

2020 is a brand-new year, and with it comes brand-new opportunities to grow your business. But in order to make the most of the next 366 days (it is a leap year after all), it’s important to reflect on the lessons of 2019.

Distributors see home care as winning market

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02/03/2020

Medical supply distributors and manufacturers are turning their attention to the rapidly growing field of home health care. They are also realizing something that may come as no surprise to you—it’s a really complicated field that’s undergoing a lot of change.

Miriam Lieber’s 2020 checklist for HME

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02/03/2020

A New Year’s Resolution is “a promise to do something differently in the new year,” according to Merriam Webster.

Relaxing the federal anti-kickback statute and Stark

Stakeholders make case for care coordination capabilities of HME suppliers
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02/03/2020

Historically, Medicare payments for health care have been based on the fee-for-service (FFS) model—that is, Medicare pays for the service regardless of the patient outcome.

Why we all show up

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01/06/2020

Greetings and Happy New Year from all of us at HME News!

As my first months as publisher of HME News comes to a close, I’d like to thank Rick, Liz, Theresa, Jo and everyone else here on our team for helping me jump into this new role and industry.

We follow Medicare guidelines, they say

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11/27/2019

Many Medicare Beneficiaries are being enticed by celebrities on TV to select a Medicare Advantage (MA) plan over Original Medicare Fee for Service (FSS) with all the standard benefits of Medicare at a lower out of pocket cost.

Harnessing the power of connectivity

It cannot be a one connected product strategy; it must be an all connected information process and flow
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10/28/2019

We live in a connected world. This morning alone, my wife used Siri to check the weather, so we knew how to dress for school and work, and my 5-year-old daughter asked Google to play her favorite songs as we ate breakfast.

How to comfort breast cancer survivors

Environment key to post-mastectomy retail success
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10/28/2019

Based on statistics from the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed form of cancer in American women. Sadly, most of us can identify close friends or family members who have been impacted by breast cancer.

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