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Unbundling: What makes sense?

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04/30/2002

YARMOUTH, Maine — MED Group CEO David Miller's proposal to create higher HME supplier standards and to rework the Medicare fee schedule (see HME News, April 15, 2002) turned heads at AAHomecare's Leadership Conference in February and has kindled opinions among HME provid

Reimbursement

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04/30/2002

Subpeonas: 'Do not be afraid'
WITH ERICA ROCHELLE
Q. What if I'm issued a federal subpoena from a U.S. attorney or other government agency?

AAH unfurls e-CMN plan

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04/30/2002

LAS VEGAS — Technology executives from Rotech and Apria rolled out the blueprints of an e-CMN software system at Medtrade Spring last month and handed off responsibility for further developmental efforts to a task force led by AAHomecare.

New York court denies CHAP appeal

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04/30/2002

NEW YORK — The New York Supreme Court in March denied an appeal to place the Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP) in receivership.

Lincare's first quarter revenues jump 19%

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04/30/2002

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Lincare Holdings reported revenues for the quarter ended March 31 of $228.5 million, a 19% increase over the same period last year.

Sleep Solutions steps up sales efforts

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04/30/2002

PALO ALTO, Calif. —Sleep Solutions pocketed $7 million last month in additional investment capital and began ramping up its sales force, initiating a full-court press to crack the home-sleep diagnostics market.

Administrative update

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04/30/2002

TALLAHASEE, Fla. — Florida has temporarily put its competitive bidding project on hold, partially, it seems, in response to an industry lawsuit.

Apria tentatively settles lawsuit for $43 million

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04/30/2002

WASHINGTON — Apria Healthcare reached a tentative settlement last month relating to a 1998 class-action lawsuit.

Question & answer

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04/30/2002

Switch to rehab pays off

Actsys: Making home monitoring work

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04/30/2002

WESTLAKE, Calif. — Actsys Medical has big plans for home monitoring, even if other HMEs don't.

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