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Proposed diabetes LCD 'dings' providers

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10/07/2010

BALTIMORE - Diabetes providers could find themselves shouldering a heavier burden if recent proposed coverage changes get approved.

Sleep provider adds oxygen

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09/26/2010

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Call her crazy, but CPAP provider Shawn Schober recently added oxygen to her services.

Texas: Pedorthists push for licensure

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09/26/2010

AUSTIN, Texas - A group of pedorthists met with the Texas Board of Orthotics and Prosthetics in August to press for licensure.

Contractor: CPAP claims get 'big F'

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09/26/2010

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - More than half of all CPAP claims in Jurisdiction C--63.94%--failed in a recent widespread review.

HME News TV: Have vent, can travel

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09/26/2010

LAS VEGAS - Some people take their work home with them. Provider Carlia Cichon went one better when she brought one of her ventilator patients with her to Medtrade Spring.

Brief: MAC clarifies CPAP policy

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09/26/2010

WASHINGTON – National Government Services, the Jurisdiction B MAC, issued clarifying language in August on when a patient may switch from a CPAP (E0601) to a bi-level device (E0470).

Mail order diabetes providers urge Congress to evaluate bidding impact

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09/13/2010

WASHINGTON - Mail order diabetes providers met with lawmakers today to express their concerns with Medicare's competitive bidding program.

While he was sleeping

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08/26/2010

Providers and other sleep advocates got a sneak peek at just what patients go through before they come in for a CPAP, thanks to what is believed to be the first-ever online sleep study in July.

Study: Worldwide wound care market poised for major growth

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08/26/2010

The worldwide demand for wound care products is expected to grow by about 6% for the next few years, according to "World Wound Care Markets 2010" by Kalorama, a market research company.

Association petitions support for breast bill

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08/26/2010

Frustrated with the slow progress of a bill that would require Medicare to pay for custom breast forms, the American Association of Breast Care Professionals (AABCP) in July launched an online petition.

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