Also Noted

Medicare to reimburse YMCA for diabetes program

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02/25/2013

WASHINGTON – Medicare will pay the way for participants in a Diabetes Prevention Program run by the YMCA in 17 communities, according to an article from The NonProfit Times.

Ohio lawmakers to CBO: Score MPP

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02/22/2013

WASHINGTON – In letters this month, Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and a group of 11 congressmen from the state urged the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to score the market-pricing program (MPP).

Three plead guilty in $11M fraud scheme

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02/22/2013

MCALLEN, Texas – A Texas couple who ran a home medical equipment company and an ex-worker have pleaded guilty in an $11 million healthcare fraud investigation, according to the Associated Press.

AAH seeks board nominations

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02/22/2013

WASHINGTON – A slate of officers and six at-large director positions on the AAHomecare board are up for vote at the association’s Annual Membership Meeting May 22. The association seeks nominations for those positions by Feb. 28.

ResMed promotes Michael Farrell to CEO

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02/21/2013

POWAY, Calif. – Michael “Mick” Farrell, president of ResMed’s Americas division since 2011, will replace his father, Peter Farrell, as CEO and be appointed to the company’s board effective March 1, according to a press release.

Longhorn Health Solutions lands new investor

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02/21/2013

AUSTIN, Texas – Satori Capital, a Dallas-based private equity firm, has agreed to invest in Longhorn Health Solutions, an Austin-based distributor of medical supplies for conditions like incontinence and diabetes, according to a press release.

Poll: One in eight Americans diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes

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02/20/2013

WASHINGTON – A new Harris Interactive/HealthDay Poll suggests one in eight Americans has been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, according to an article from U.S. News.

ACHC, Michigan Home Health Association form partnership

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02/20/2013

RALEIGH, N.C. –Michigan Home Health Association (MHHA) members now have access to discounts on accreditation and other products thanks to a new partnership with the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC), according to a press release.

ZirMed taps Labow to lead marketing efforts

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02/20/2013

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – ZirMed, a provider of revenue cycle management and information solutions for healthcare companies, has appointed Kimberly Labow vice president of marketing, according to a press release.

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