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Medtrade exhibitors say…’Lots of new products on the floor’

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08/31/2003

ATLANTA – Taking the attitude that government regulations aren’t impediments to progress, Medtrade vendors are rolling out a plethora of new products on the show floor this year.

Show floor theme: ‘All together now’

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08/31/2003

ATLANTA – By including all of its main attractions on a single floor, Medtrade organizers believe this year’s layout will make attendees’ lives easier.

Lexington suits rural HME

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08/31/2003

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Two years ago, Cooley Medical Equipment said enough is enough.

Rx compounding is a state issue,

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08/31/2003

WASHINGTON – Despite documented problems with drug compounding at the pharmacy level, the federal government should leave oversight of the process to the states, say HME providers who handle medications.

‘Our prospects are good,’ says PSA CEO Sansone

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08/31/2003

NORCROSS, Ga. - Pediatric Services of America (PSA) has had a busy couple of months.

Quitting the paperchase

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08/31/2003

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. - Now that the e-CMN looks less like a political hot potato and more like a new way to comply with a CMS mandate, Trac Medical has set its sights on the elimination of another challenge in the HME paperchase.

Competitive bidding: Victory is elusive

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08/31/2003

The prospects of a national Medicare competitive bidding program for the home medical equipment (HME or DME) industry have reached unprecedented levels this year.

Briefs

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08/31/2003

Apria’s DSO continues to shrink

Providers make case for excluding rehab

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08/31/2003

WASHINGTON - While associations such as AAHomecare are fighting the fight for the whole HME industry, smaller groups are fighting to keep rehab, specifically, out of any final Medicare reform legislation that includes competitive bidding.

FBI retrains its scrutiny on HME

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08/31/2003

WASHINGTON - The FBI appears to be once again turning up the heat on healthcare-related fraud and abuse.

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