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Attorney Tom Antone calls it quits after 17 years

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04/30/2002

RALEIGH, N.C. — Tom Antone, a prominent healthcare attorney and a fixture on the home medical equipment scene since 1985, will retire this month to spend more time with his elderly parents.

Exhibitors laud 'quality' of attendees

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04/30/2002

LAS VEGAS — For the first time in 22 years, Medtrade Spring sold out its educational seminars and by most accounts had one of its best showings ever.

Incontinence products come 'out of the closet'

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04/30/2002

Sales of incontinence products ­ like so many other segments of HME ­ are rising with the swelling tide of potential new users in the marketplace.

Non-profit launches Web site as resource for disabled

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04/30/2002

SAN JOSE, Calif. — After the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11 dampened its business, a for-profit Web site helping consumers find mobility and assistive devices is seeking a second chance as a non-profit.

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.

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