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Infusion market up for grabs

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02/28/2002

MELVILLE, N.Y. - By striking a deal to sell its home infusion business, Gentiva Health Services stands poised to throw that market niche up for grabs.

Study: Educate wheelchair users on home modifications

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02/28/2002

YARMOUTH, Maine - A recent study in the American Journal of Public Health calls for health providers to educate wheelchair users on home modifications and ask them specific questions, such as whether a wheelchair will fit through a bathroom door, to help prevent injury.

Finance

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02/28/2002

Understanding your credit history

WITH MIKE ECCLES
Q. In using manufacturer-leasing programs, they always ask for information about my personal credit, as well as business credit. How is this information used to determine my credit approval?

Study: re/hab margins thin

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02/28/2002

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Re/hab providers say a recently completed analysis of wheelchair repair costs paints a dismal picture: On average, they lose about $150 per transaction thanks to low reimbursement.

Reimbursement

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02/28/2002

DMERC customer service

All eyes on Georgia Medicaid

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02/28/2002

ATLANTA - Now that the window for re/hab providers to obtain a National Registry of Re/hab Technology Suppliers (NRRTS) membership expired last month, it seems the entire re/hab world has its eyes on the Georgia Medicaid program.

Sleep provider starts direct-mail initiative

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02/28/2002

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - A sleep services provider here has launched a special program to encourage physicians to include sleep-disorder reviews in their annual patient physicals.

Mask spooks investors

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02/28/2002

BOCA RATON, Fla. - Stock prices of the nation's two CPAP heavyweights, Respironics and Resmed, declined sharply last month, following reports that Innomed Technologies had logged $20 million in sales commitments for its new nasal interface.

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