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Sleeping his way to success

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01/31/2002

Killmer to add two centers, gross $1.5M in 2002

Update

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01/31/2002

MUNDELEIN, Ill. - Medline has teamed up with COSTA MESA, Calif.

Wardwell retires from CMS after 30 years

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01/31/2002

WASHINGTON - Long-time HCFA/CMS official Bob Wardwell, a frequent speaker at industry events,

Washington state ponders sales tax

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01/31/2002

EUGENE, Wa. - Washington providers have their fingers crossed that state legislators will vote to repeal the sales tax on durable medical equipment this month.

Draft coding raises red flags

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01/31/2002

WASHINGTON - Because the draft of new seating and positioning codes is diagnostically driven, it's raising a red flag with those in the industry, despite being a significant improvement over current codes.

Medicare costs restrained

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01/31/2002

DME costs rise 4.5%, slower than Medicare's 5.6%
BALTIMORE - Overall healthcare spending jumped almost 7% last year, outpacing last year's 5.7% growth clip as the cost of health care in the U.S. grew to $1.3 trillion.

MED U boosts online offerings

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01/31/2002

MILWAUKEE - Home Care Medical's effort to inject some humor into the HME industry has started paying dividends.

Reimbursement

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01/31/2002

YARMOUTH, Maine - Industry observers speculating that reimbursement for respiratory medications would take a hit of up to 25% in January have been looking through a cracked crystal ball.

ADL products help HMEs get more retail customers

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01/31/2002

Today, most HME providers know that ADLs, now commonly cast as "convenience products," are escalating in demand from aging baby boomers shopping for elderly parents.

Politics

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01/31/2002

Mending confusing HCPCS

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