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What should the industry do: Push to repeal competitive bidding, or work to reform it?

Friday, January 7, 2011

There's a lot of outrage these days about competitive bidding, about how messed up the program is and how bad it is for providers and beneficiaries.

When it comes to seniors, practice tough love

Thursday, January 6, 2011

I've talked to a lot of people this week about various HME issues, and here's the quote I like the best, mostly because it addresses one of my pet peeves:

Everyone is talking about competitive bidding, but not me.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Everywhere I turned this week,  people were talking about competitive bidding, but you won't hear a peep out of me. Not today.

A provider sent me an email a few days ago that included the following paragraph about competitive bidding:

I hope this isn't my 15 minutes of fame

Monday, December 6, 2010

It can be a hard, cruel world out there, especially if you are old, overweight or, sometimes, a guy named Moran.

These seniors give the Greatest Generation a bad name

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

It's the day before Thanksgiving so I don't want to tee off on anyone—at least not excessively. But really, what's up with some seniors out there? They are giving the "Greatest Generation" a bad name.

Mixon steps down as Invacare CEO

Monday, November 22, 2010

After Mal Mixon suffered a mild stroke last spring, many in the HME industry wondered if he'd ever return as Invacare's CEO.