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Great Elm DME expands in Midwest

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06/14/2019

WALTHAM, Mass. – Focus Respiratory, a wholly owned subsidiary of Great Elm DME, has acquired the respiratory assets of Omaha, Neb.-based Midwest Respiratory Care in an all-cash transaction valued at about $6.25 million.

UroMed to close

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06/13/2019

SUWANEE, Ga. – UroMed, a provider of urological, incontinence and other disposable medical supplies, will close on July 8, according to a letter to its customers.

Register for Round 2021

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06/12/2019

WASHINGTON – Registration is now open for Round 2021 of Medicare’s competitive bidding program.

ResMed cites higher rates of sleep apnea

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06/11/2019

SAN ANTONIO – Roughly 170 million people across North and South America have sleep apnea, according to a study ResMed presented at SLEEP 2019.

CMS makes concessions for support surfaces

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06/07/2019

WASHINGTON – CMS has implemented a shorter, five-day turnaround time for prior authorizations for support surfaces, but there are no changes to the coverage criteria, CMS officials said during a Special Open Door Forum on June 4.

Deeper dive: New bill builds framework for separate benefit

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06/07/2019

BUFFALO, N.Y. – A new bill to create a separate benefit for complex rehab that’s “less prescriptive” than previous bills will improve the chances of Congress passing it and CMS embracing it, stakeholders say.

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