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Home mods providers now have nat'l org

December 29, 2017Liz Beaulieu, Editor

DULUTH, Minn. - In another nod that it's a specialized but growing market, the Midwest Association for Medical Equipment Services has opened up its Home Modification Accessibility Committee to providers nationwide.At press time, the committee had 14 members, including new members from Arizona, Mississippi and California, according to Rose Schafhauser, executive director of MAMES.“It's a great opportunity to network in such a specific area,” she said, “which is extremely helpful...

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Minnesota: Tax on DME? In some cases, yes.

May 24, 2010Liz Beaulieu, Editor

SAINT PAUL, Minn. - Bills have been introduced in the House of Representatives and Senate that would stop the state from collecting sales tax on certain HME. If passed, H.F. 3805 and S.F. 3352 would exempt prescribed, single-use DME, along with certain other medical devices and drugs, from the state's 6% to 7.5% sales tax. "In Minnesota, you could buy a $500 outfit and you wouldn't get taxed, but you could buy a $500 piece of medical equipment and you would," said Rose Schafhauser, executive director...

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