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Making a case: Testing service provides 'objective' data

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03/31/2002

One of the biggest disadvantages the HME industry has had in its futile campaigns against reimbursement cuts is providing product data that payers accept as reliable.

Rehab group submits first set of codes

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03/31/2002

ALEXANDIA, Va. - AAHomecare's Re/hab and Assistive Technology Council (RATC) expected to submit its first round of HCPCS descriptors and definitions for rehab products by the first of this month.

Medicare revises medical nutrition therapy policy

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03/31/2002

WASHINGTON - CMS issued a decision memorandum expanding coverage of medical nutrition therapy for Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes and renal disease, allowing a patient to receive this new benefit while also getting diabetes self-management training (DSMT).

Question & Answer

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03/31/2002

Respiratory pioneer: 'I still have a few years left'

Finance

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03/31/2002

Enron's impact on HMEs
WITH TOM CARDEN
Q.What do Enron and Arthur Anderson have to do with me?

Temple doc launches wound care association

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03/31/2002

PHILADELPHIA - A Temple University Hospital podiatrist has founded a new professional medical organization called the American Professional Wound Care Association. Dr. Steven R.

Mobility

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03/31/2002

ST. CLOUD, Minn. - While the stair-climbing, "sit-to-stand" Johnson & Johnson iBot wheelchair rolls through clinical trials, Fena Design's "sit-to-stand," vertically mobile Vertran wheelchair is hitting the streets this month in Minnesota.

Question & Answer

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03/31/2002

Ostomy supplies: 'It's just not worth it.'

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