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CMS delivers another blow with new pricing

July 1 pricing factors in Round 2 re-compete pricing, making cuts even steeper

WASHINGTON – CMS late this afternoon released new pricing for non-competitive bidding areas as of July 1, and in one fell swoop handed down cuts of anywhere from 10% for insulin pumps to 80% for TENS units compared to pricing in 2015.

Bid delay bill passes in Senate


WASHINGTON – The Senate has passed a bill that would delay a second round of Medicare reimbursement cuts, according to the Council for Quality Respiratory Care.

Gov’t charges 301 with $900M in false billing


WASHINGTON – A $900-million takedown by the Medicare Fraud Strike Force on June 22, the largest in history, included schemes involving durable medical equipment.

TwinMed snags Medicaid contract


SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. – TwinMed has been awarded a $225 million contract to provide incontinence supplies to Medicaid beneficiaries in New York.

Brightree names new CEO


ATLANTA – Brightree announced its acquisition by ResMed earlier this year and now it has a new CEO.

Matt Mellott will take the lead at the software company, replacing current president and CEO Dave Cormack, who will transition to a multi-year advisory role.

Industry pulls out all stops to push bill

Second phase of cuts hits non-bid areas on July 1

WASHINGTON – Friday afternoon was a nail-biter for the HME industry as a bill that would delay a second phase of Medicare reimbursement cuts moved through the “hotline” process in the Senate.




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