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VMI accepts funding to grow biz

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05/17/2019

PHOENIX – Vantage Mobility International has reached an agreement in principle with its investors and financial lenders to accept a new round of funding designed to strengthen the company’s balance sheet and accelerate the growth of its business.

Inspire touts therapy specifically for Medicare patients

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05/17/2019

MINNEAPOLIS – Inspire Medical Systems has announced the results of a study that shows Medicare-aged patients, in particular, respond well to and adhere to its therapy.

Heartland Conference invites all providers

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05/16/2019

WATERLOO, Iowa – VGM has opened up its annual Heartland Conference to all HME providers for the first time. The move was driven by CMS’s plans to consolidate all competitive bidding areas for Round 2021, the company says.

OIG recommends CMS review Part B drug prices

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05/16/2019

WASHINGTON – The average sales price for 10 drug codes for the fourth quarter of 2018 exceeded the average manufacture price by 5% or more for two consecutive quarters, according to a new report from the Of

Get ready to ‘Bid Smart’

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05/16/2019

WASHINGTON – The coalition behind www.dmecbpeducation.com will host a “Bid Smart 2019” webcast* on Monday, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. EST.

Short take: Dasco

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05/16/2019

WESTERVILLE, Ohio – Dasco Home Medical Equipment was named one of the 2019 Top Workplaces in the midsize organizations category in central Ohio, by Columbus CEO magazine. Results are based on an employee survey.

CPAP denials done in error, UnitedHealthcare says

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05/15/2019

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Recent confusion about whether or not UnitedHealthcare would pay for certain CPAP supplies was the result of a systems error, says the payer.

MAMES convention a hit

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05/15/2019

DULUTH, Minn. – This year’s MAMES Spring Convention drew a record number of attendees and was the third consecutive year the event received a 4.0 rating from attendees, the association says. Rick Adamich, president of Oxygen One, won the MAMES Above and Beyond Award.

PE firm merges three companies to form AleraCare

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05/14/2019

LOS ANGELES – St. Cloud Capital, a private equity firm based here, has announced a growth capital investment in AleraCare Holdings, a provider of home and community based healthcare and pharmacy services.

Advocacy heats up in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Minnesota

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05/14/2019

Tarentum, Pa.-based Blackburn’s hosted U.S. Rep. Conor Lamb, D-Pa., for a roundtable discussion with company executives, University of Pittsburgh researchers and other industry stakeholders, according to a local newspaper.

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