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Trac gains traction

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10/31/2002

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. - Trac Medical Solutions has found another believer in Memorial Hermann Home Health, a division of one of the nation's largest and most respected not-for-profit healthcare systems.

Spooked by NCB

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10/31/2002

Hospital sells $14 million HME to Lincare
ST. LOUIS — A non-profit hospital system, apparently scared by the specter of competitive bidding, sold its seven-location, $14 million HME to Lincare last month.

Disease state management

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10/31/2002

WASHINGTON, D.C.

Reimbursement

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10/31/2002

UPINs under scrutiny
WITH BRUCE BOTHIS
Q: What's all the hoopla regarding surrogate UPIN numbers?

Who will fix the iBOT chair?

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10/31/2002

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Although most people in the rehab industry have been focusing on sales when speculating how the iBOT stair-climbing/standing power chair will fit into the DME world (see article on Page 1), another S-word may be just as critical: Service.

November elections may change dynamics on Capitol Hill for HMEs

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10/31/2002

It now appears that both Houses of Congress will go home to campaign without having acted upon Medicare issues as well as other important matters. They will reconvene on November 12 after the election.

Sleep

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09/30/2002

Fisher & Paykel

State CB updates

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09/30/2002

North Carolina

Permobil plans for CRTS base

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09/30/2002

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - While rehab professionals grouse over the proliferation of K0011 Internet dealers and the soiled reputation they're bringing to the rehab industry, Permobil is drawing a line in the sand with its customer base.

Tough to find Medicare docs

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09/30/2002

NEW YORK - Medicare beneficiaries in eight states are reporting difficulty finding physicians who will care for them since Medicare payments to physicians were cut by more than 5%, according to a recent report from the Medicare Rights Center.

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