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Because there's no reimbursement

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04/30/2002

Over the past few years, an otherwise innocuous phrase - inherent reasonableness - has become a bugaboo for the HME industry. The reason is clear.

Spotlights, not microscopes

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04/30/2002

In Las Vegas last month, I had dinner with a couple of HME providers who said they were not going to nominate their companies for the HME Excellence Awards. These guys run prestigious companies. Probably, though they didn't say as much, they're turning decent profits.

Resmed's software schedules sleep

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04/30/2002

SAN DIEGO — Count Resmed as another manufacturer that's making the transition from a company that simply makes product to one that develops support products to help customers manage the business its products generate.

Apria's net income grows to $23 million

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04/30/2002

LAKE FOREST, Calif. — Apria Healthcare reported net income for the quarter ended March 31, 2002 of $23 million compared to pro forma net income of $18.5 million a year ago.

Rebound

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04/30/2002

ORLANDO, Fla. — Rotech Healthcare CEO Steve Linehan is feeling pretty good these days: You can hear it in his voice.

Invacare CFO, Miklich, moves on after nine years

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04/30/2002

ELYRIA, Ohio — Thomas R. Miklich, 54, one of the core members of Invacare's executive team, resigned as the company's CFO April 11 to take up the same job at the OM Group, a manufacturer of metal-based specialty chemicals in Cleveland.

Allied's prospects brighten

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03/31/2002

ST. LOUIS - Allied Healthcare is reporting profits of almost $100,000 in its second quarter, up from a loss of nearly $91,000 in the same quarter last year. In the second half of this year, Allied said it would begin to focus on its B&F home care products line.

Apria plans stock buyback

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03/31/2002

LAKE FOREST, Calif. - Apria Healthcare plans to repurchase up to $35 million worth of its outstanding common stock during the first two quarters of this year.

After Quickie woes, Sunrise promises a brand new day

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03/31/2002

LONGMONT, Colo. - Sunrise Medical is banking on the fact that the old adage about being stronger in the broken place can also apply to businesses.

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