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ABN meets lackluster reception

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02/28/2002

YARMOUTH, Maine - To the victors go the spoils, but it doesn't look like many are touching the spoils of the recently won Advanced Beneficiary Notice - neither the Medicare beneficiaries who can now upgrade the rental or purchase of DMEPOS equipment, or the DMEPOS suppli

Tyco officials mum on PB's future

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02/28/2002

EXETER, New Hampshire - What does the future hold for Puritan Bennett now that parent company Tyco International plans to subdivide into four independent companies?

Air travel up for people in chairs

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02/28/2002

WASHINGTON - Even with the decline in travel since the Sept. 11 terrorist attack, the number of customers requesting wheelchairs when they make plane reservations is up.

Infusion market up for grabs

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02/28/2002

MELVILLE, N.Y. - By striking a deal to sell its home infusion business, Gentiva Health Services stands poised to throw that market niche up for grabs.

Study: Educate wheelchair users on home modifications

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02/28/2002

YARMOUTH, Maine - A recent study in the American Journal of Public Health calls for health providers to educate wheelchair users on home modifications and ask them specific questions, such as whether a wheelchair will fit through a bathroom door, to help prevent injury.

Finance

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02/28/2002

Understanding your credit history

WITH MIKE ECCLES
Q. In using manufacturer-leasing programs, they always ask for information about my personal credit, as well as business credit. How is this information used to determine my credit approval?

Study: re/hab margins thin

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02/28/2002

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Re/hab providers say a recently completed analysis of wheelchair repair costs paints a dismal picture: On average, they lose about $150 per transaction thanks to low reimbursement.

Reimbursement

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02/28/2002

DMERC customer service

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