Also Noted

OMHA reduces ALJ backlog

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11/19/2020

WASHINGTON – The Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals is back to operating at full capacity and is making its way through a backlog of appeals at the Administrative Law Judge level

Quality Biomedical launches supply chain program

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11/19/2020

BOULDER, Colo. – Quality Biomedical has developed an integrated supply chain management program for respiratory equipment across its eight warehouse facilities.

What’s your financial score?

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11/18/2020

WASHINGTON – HME providers that submitted bids for Round 2021 of competitive bidding now have the ability to view their financial score in Connexion.

Gov’t takes down scheme involving kickbacks, straw companies

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11/18/2020

NEWARK, N.J. – The owner of a group of DME companies has admitted his role in a conspiracy to pay kickbacks in exchange for DME, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey has announced.

OIG provides latest pricing update on Part B drugs

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11/18/2020

WASHINGTON – Seven codes for Medicare Part B drugs met CMS’s price substitution criteria by exceeding the 5% threshold for two consecutive quarters or three of the previous four quarters, according to a new report from the Office of Inspector General.

Great Elm shows improvement

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11/17/2020

WALTHAM, Mass. – Great Elm Capital Group has reported first quarter revenue for DME grew 10.4% year over year and 5% sequentially, results that show the company’s ability to grow despite the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, officials say.

Philips survey shows respiratory health is more of a priority

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11/17/2020

AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands – The COVID-19 pandemic has created unique challenges for the COPD community, but it has also increased awareness of the condition.

York Schwab to lead Medtrade shows

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11/17/2020

ATLANTA – Medtrade officials have named York Schwab their new show director.

Ascensia launches World Diabetes Day video campaign

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11/13/2020

BASEL, Switzerland – Ascensia Diabetes Care is launching a series of videos in honor of World Diabetes Day 2020, Nov. 14.

Rehab Medical acquires Great Plains Medical

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11/13/2020

INDIANAPOLIS – Rehab Medical has acquired Bixby, Okla.-based Great Plains Medical, a supplier of incontinence supplies through its ADvantage Program.

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