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Medicaid holds off on cuts in Indiana

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11/12/2019

INDIANAPOLIS – Medicaid officials in Indiana have halted their plans to adopt the lowest Medicare rates, VGM reports. On Nov.

Carex rebrands

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11/12/2019

MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, Ohio – Carex, a subsidiary of Compass Health Brands, has unveiled a new logo and redesigned its website.

Stockholders green light DFB, AdaptHealth merger

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11/08/2019

NEW YORK – DFB Healthcare Acquisitions stockholders have voted to approve all of the proposals related to its merger with AdaptHealth Holdings.

Ventec connects VOCSN

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11/08/2019

BOTHELL, Wash. – Ventec Life Systems, the manufacturer of the VOCSN multi-function ventilator, has launched VOCSN Multi-View to provide patient trending and monitoring across multiple therapies.

Are you ready to bill with MBIs?

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11/08/2019

ATLANTA – Providers must use Medicare Beneficiary Identifiers when billing Medicare beginning Jan. 1, 2020, the van Halem Group reminds them in a recent blog.

ACHC launches home infusion accreditation program

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11/07/2019

CARY, N.C. – The Accreditation Commission for Health Care has launched a Home Infusion Therapy Accreditation Program.

Walgreens to offer Dexcom G6 to Medicare patients

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11/07/2019

DEERFIELD, Ill. – Walgreens is launching a new billing solution to allow Medicare beneficiaries who use the Dexcom G6 continuous glucose monitoring system to fill their prescription at any of its more than 9,200 retail locations.

Earnings wrap-up: Inogen down; OptionCare, Viemed up

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11/06/2019

GOLETA, Calif. – Inogen reported total revenues of $91.8 million for the third quarter of 2019, a 3.7% decrease compared to the same period last year. Net income was $6.9 million vs. $16.4 million.

NHIA on final rule: Association criticizes ‘outdated notions’

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11/06/2019

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Home Infusion Association is “disappointed” by CMS’s recently released ESRD final rule, which, among other things, finalizes payment provisions for home infusion therapy services beginning in 2021.

Itamar’s WatchPAT gets nod from Blues

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11/06/2019

CAESAREA, Israel – Itamar Medical has received coverage for its WatchPAT as a home sleep apnea diagnostic test by Blue Shield of California (BSC) and the Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Plan (BCBS FEP).

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