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Respiratory groups issue rallying cry

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10/10/2018

CHICAGO – The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, American Lung Association, COPD Foundation and the American Association of Respiratory Care are asking individuals to call their lawmakers and ask them to support a proposed rule from CMS that would increase their access to

Hurricane Florence: AvaCare, FODAC, ACHA

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10/09/2018

Lakewood, N.J.-based AvaCare Medical recently donated $1 from each order placed during a five-day period in September to the Friends of Disabled Adults and Children’s relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Florence.

Award winners: VGM Insurance, NCPA’s Jim Spoon

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10/09/2018

Waterloo, Iowa-based VGM Insurance Services has been named one of Business Insurance Magazines’s Best Places to Work for 2018.

Vendors in the news: Invacare, Allegiance

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10/09/2018

Elyria, Ohio-based Invacare has extended its Brandlive license to continue building out its growing live video program.

Invacare launches BluePrint for Success

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10/05/2018

ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare has launched a program with resources, tools and support to help HME providers succeed.

180 Medical honored

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10/05/2018

OKLAHOMA CITY – 180 Medical, a provider of urological and ostomy supplies, has been recognized for the 9th year as one of the Best Places to Work in Oklahoma by the Best Companies Group, which surveys nearly 6,000 companies and their 800,000 employees every year.

QS/1 to honor community pharmacists

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10/05/2018

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – QS/1 will make a donation to charity in the name of three pharmacists at the 2018 National Community Pharmacists Association Annual Convention, held Oct. 6-9, as a way to honor the work pharmacists do.

Supplier numbers stay steady

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10/05/2018

WASHINGTON – Supplier numbers held steady for the second quarter of 2018, according to AAHomecare’s latest supplier number analysis. The total decrease since 2010 has remained the same at -34% in unique suppliers and -32% in supplier locations.

MACs request self-audits for CPAP supplies

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10/04/2018

WASHINGTON – Certain providers of CPAP supplies have begun receiving letters from Noridian and CGS, requesting them to conduct self-audits of claims within 180 days, according to a bulletin from AAHomecare.

MK Battery taps Merdinger as president

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10/04/2018

ANAHEIM, Calif. – MK Battery has named Wayne Merdinger as its new president. Merdinger succeeds Mark Wels, who co-founded the company in 1983.

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