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Why is Walgreens shopping its home infusion biz?

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09/26/2014

DEERFIELD, Ill. – News that Walgreens is mulling the sale of a controlling stake in its home infusion business came as no surprise to analysts.

Home infusion: Stakeholders arm themselves with data

“We are looking at any and all avenues’
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09/26/2014

WASHINGTON – The stars could align for the latest iteration of a bill to require Medicare to cover home infusion therapy, say industry stakeholders.

Vents: Providers should be on alert

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09/26/2014

Industry stakeholders worry what a recently announced widespread prepayment review for non-invasive ventilators in Jurisdiction A may mean for coverage and reimbursement going forward.

In brief: AAH honors champions, Philips Respironics snags gov’t contract

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09/26/2014

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has named Cara Bachenheimer of Invacare and Joel Mills of Advanced Homecare as its 2014 Homecare Champions.

DeVilbiss responds to demand

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09/26/2014

SOMERSET, Pa. – DeVilbiss Healthcare has ramped up the workforce at its manufacturing facility here by 20% to meet increased demand for its products, the company announced Sept. 25.

Philips Respironics to develop vent for gov’t

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09/23/2014

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. – Philips Respironics has snagged a three-year, $13.8 million contract to develop a next-generation portable ventilator for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

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