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‘A lovely sign’ - Canadian investors bet on NYC giant

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01/31/2003

MT. VERNON, N.Y. - Alan Landauer’s got big plans, and now it looks like he’s got the cash to carry them out.

Briefs

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01/31/2003

Calif. looks to ‘whack’ supplies reimbursement

Briefs

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01/31/2003

ResMed: CPAP cuts stroke risk in half

Question & Answer

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01/31/2003

Medicaid: A foe ‘without feeling’

Drugs

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01/31/2003

WASHINGTON - Various DMERC publications have informed providers that they must drop HCPCS and use National Drug Codes (NDC) as part of HIPAA beginning April 1, and rumors are flying.

Frist’s elevation elevates the stakes

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01/31/2003

WASHINGTON - The departure of Trent Lott and arrival of Bill Frist as the next Senate Majority Leader will, by all accounts, sharpen the focus on health care in the next Congress.

OIG: Reduce reimbursement for beds

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01/31/2003

WASHINGTON - Medicare rates for semi-electric hospital beds are “substantially higher” than other payer rates, and CMS should reduce them, the OIG concluded in a December report.

Briefs

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01/31/2003

Bowman relocatesto larger location

Follow up

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01/31/2003

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. - Respironics’ bold claims for its new C-Flex CPAP technology is prompting some to question the extent to which pressure reduction upon exhalation will prove to be a major boon to compliance.

Raising the bar

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01/31/2003

Permobil lays out new standards
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Permobil is giving its rehab provider customer base one year to meet a new set of supplier standards. Those who fail to meet the standards will no longer be able to sell Permobil products.

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