Another Letter Slams Competitive Bidding

July 1, 2013
WASHINGTON, DC – A powerful message combined with a powerful messenger in yet another letter expressing considerable concern about the competitive bidding program. Former competitive bidding proponent Nancy L. Johnson, a member of Congress (5th

The Insane are Running the Asylum

May 6, 2013
AMARILLO, TX – For the first 12 years of my life, I grew up in a state mental hospital. It was built in approximately 1900. The hospital was a series of buildings, roads, ponds, trees and horses located outside the town. The facility had about

AAHomecare and NAIMES Join Forces

April 29, 2013
WASHINGTON, DC – The HME industry took another move toward unity last week with the merger of the American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) and the National Association of Independent Medical Equipment Suppliers (NAIMES). The newly formed

The Industry Needs You

April 29, 2013
WASHINGTON, DC – I’ve never been one to push people to go to Washington, because I believe the true advocacy power of the DME industry is at the district level. This year, however, we must make a powerful showing in Washington, DC, for the AA

"Fiscal Cliff" Talks: Possible vehicle for MPP?

November 26, 2012
WATERLOO, IOWA – Congress is back in session for its final “Lame Duck” session, and virtually every news source is talking about the dreaded “Fiscal Cliff.” Whether reports say that Congressional leaders are optimistic a