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07/31/2002

Budgeting for HIPAA compliance

Payers adopt codes for home infusion services

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07/31/2002

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - HME providers are hoping standardized HCPCS codes for home infusion services now used by private payers will boil over to Medicare. Private payers began adopting the new codes, which include reimbursement for products and services, Jan.

Wealth of referral sources in compression/orthotics market

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07/31/2002

Pick just about any clinician in the medical community and chances are that person is a referral source for compression garments and orthopedic soft goods. What's more, some new titles are cropping up that are tailor-made for these markets.

Yes to standards

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06/30/2002

It's interesting that your editorial in the June issue was "Let's raise industry standards" and the lead article deals with ethics.

Official downplays cost of comp. bidding

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06/30/2002

WASHINGTON - A CMS official downplayed the industry's latest card in fighting the spread of competitive bidding at AAHomecare's Legislative Conference last month.

Pharmacy manager finally gets his chance

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06/30/2002

SPOKANE, Wash. - W.D. Evans finally got his wish. In 1999, he tried to buy Jones Pharmacy but got out bid by then high-flying roll-up Horizon Pharmacies, which has since filed for bankruptcy.

Legal

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06/30/2002

FDA gives guidance on compounding

Legend Healthcare is history

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06/30/2002

SHARON HILL, Pa. - After two and a half years of struggling for survival, managed care network Legend Healthcare filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy April 29, leaving some former members bitter and with little hope of recovering what they are owed.

Merger signals start of paperless revolution

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06/30/2002

MARIETTA, Ga. - A merger between two of the nation's highest profile home medical equipment billing service companies is kindling a paperless revolution.

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