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Pressure sore prevention, wound care

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12/31/2001

Not sure what pressure sore prevention and wound care products to stock? Check out the following possibilities from manufacturers. HME

Pressure Sore Prevention

Reimbursement

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12/31/2001

SNFing out coverage for DME

WITH NANCY BURMA
Q. How can a supplier tell if the patient's residence is a skilled or intermediate care facility, or other classification where DME might or might not be covered?

ADL products help HMEs get more retail customers

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12/31/2001

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.

Legal

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12/31/2001

HMEs, HHAs and DC

WITH MICHAEL DECARLO
Q: As an HME supplier, does the merger of AHCA into AAH mean my voice in Washington is diminished?

Finance

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12/31/2001

Battling higher DSOs

WITH MIKE ECCLES
Q. I have read a lot about higher DSOs in some recent manufacturer press releases. How will this number affect my ability to receive favorable payment terms?

HMEs predict Olympics won't boost biz too much

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12/31/2001

SALT LAKE CITY - When it comes to adding business during the Winter Olympics here next month, don't look for home medical equipment providers to break any world records.

Dole's vested

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12/31/2001

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Former Senator Bob Dole is campaigning for healthcare again.

Reps get nice pay raise in 2001

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12/31/2001

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - It's been a good year for sales representatives for medical products distributors. They've watched their salaries increase 28%, according to a survey recently released by the Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA).

Internet

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12/31/2001

BURR RIDGE, Ill.

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