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AAHomecare proceeds deliberately with e-CMN

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11/30/2002

ATLANTA - While AAHomecare leads the charge against nationwide competitive bidding, proponents of the trade group's e-CMN initiative are waiting in the wings, not without some frustration over the pace of development.

The China Trade

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11/30/2002

CAPE CORAL, Fla.

From the trenches

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11/30/2002

Pharmacist gives lowdown on Rx + HME

Audits

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10/31/2002

SANDWICH, Mass. — A provider who spent roughly $50,000 fighting and winning a recoupment battle with Medicaid has upped the ante in his battle against the state's "scare" tactics.

Medicare advisers raise questions about NCB

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10/31/2002

WASHINGTON — An influential panel that advises Congress on issues affecting Medicare has raised a number of concerns about competitive bidding for durable medical equipment.

Fledgling Sunrise president resigns

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10/31/2002

LONGMONT, Colo. - John Kitts, who was appointed president of Sunrise Medical's North American Commercial Operations late last year, resigned Sept. 9 in the wake of a management transition in the company's upper echelon.

Coding chaos?

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10/31/2002

IRVINE, Calif. - Just five months after getting new, more generous ostomy codes in April, providers began to hear disturbing news: Another set of ostomy coding changes may be on the way from CMS.

Briefs

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10/31/2002

Major Chicagoland HME acquires 500 O2 patients

Power chairs

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10/31/2002

ELYRIA, Ohio - Invacare's efforts to recall all of its power wheelchairs manufactured between 1985 and 2000 were challenged last month after the company settled a $7 million lawsuit in Arizona.

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