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Provider looks to web to create revenue stream

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08/26/2010

The incontinence market is a new world for the three-year-old Clover Care, which mainly does respiratory and durable medical equipmetn. To start with, Scheible will offer product lines from a handful of manufacturers and "tweak" the offerings as she goes. A fulfillment company will process orders--which can be placed online or over the phone--handle shipping and maintain inventory.

Pharmacy goes to head of class with diabetes program

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08/26/2010

"Diabetes is one of the most prevalent diseases here," said Weathers, DMEPOS coordinator for Ken Glover Drug. "We want patients to understand that education is important, that if they listen and follow (advice), it will make a difference."

Sleep apnea: Taming the 'big, hairy beast'

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08/26/2010

While other providers fret over Medicare rules and reimbursement, Sleep Apnea Solutions has quietly carved itself a niche creating sleep wellness programs for employers.

When it comes to CPAP requirements, 'it's complicated'

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08/25/2010

With audits ramping up around the country, CPAP providers say they devote more time and effort than ever before to keep up with Medicare policy.

Membership has its privileges

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08/19/2010

CPAP provider Lisa Feierstein found herself in the prestigious pages of the Wall Street Journal online this week. It's all in who you know, says Feierstein, president of Active Healthcare in Raleigh, N.C.

Providers targeted for certain claims

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07/22/2010

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Medicare is demanding repayment for diabetes and other Part B supplies that it says should have been billed to other payers, but industry stakeholders say the products were dispensed in "good faith."

At PHS, only the best need apply

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07/22/2010

ROSEVILLE, Minn. - Caring for sick kids requires special people–something the staff at Pediatric Home Service (PHS) takes very seriously.

New program as easy as 1-2-3

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07/22/2010

Simple steps like hand washing help prevent infection, but too often overwhelmed caregivers forget, says Pediatric Home Service (PHS).

A mom and pop grows up

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07/21/2010

BOCA RATON, Fla. - Robert Weinroth and his wife started American Diabetes Services "from nothing" 10 years ago. These days, they have 40 employees and 30,000 patients.

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