Also Noted

Zimmer steps down, Barranti steps up

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01/02/2018

FOSTER CITY, Calif. – Industry veteran Bernie Zimmer is retiring as president and CEO of CHME, a DME company based here. His successor: Lauren Barranti, who most recently served as the company’s executive vice president.

Gov’t launches loan program for DME

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01/02/2018

SHERMAN, Texas – The Texacoma Council of Governments, a voluntary organization of local governments in Cooke, Fannin and Grayson counties, in collaboration with the Salvation Army of Grayson County, Areli Medical Supply and Grayson County Health Clinic, has launched a loa

SpinLife recognized for customer commitment

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12/28/2017

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – SpinLife, an online retailer of mobility scooters, has received a five-star rating from TopConsumerReviews.com.

Golden Technologies wins and gives

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12/27/2017

OLD FORGE, Pa. – Golden Technologies has been voted among the Best Places to Work in Northeastern Pennsylvania sponsored by the Times Leader Media Group. The reader contest is meant to highlight the best, most innovative places to work in the area.

CMS publishes 2018 fee schedule

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12/22/2017

WASHINGTON – CMS has released the 2018 DMEPOS fee schedule. AAHomecare has compared the 2018 and 2017 rates for the top 25 representative HME items and found that there were no changes made to the rates except for stationary oxygen concentrators (E1390).

GF makes buy

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12/21/2017

ATLANTA – GF Health Products plans to acquire Intensa, a manufacturer of medical and laboratory furniture based in High Point, N.C., it announced today.

ATS oxygen study bolsters industry findings

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12/21/2017

WASHINGTON – A recent study from the American Thoracic Society correlates with findings of the HME Patient Access Study sponsored by AAHomecare

OIG: Lincare mostly complied with neb-med policies

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12/21/2017

CLEARWATER, Fla. – Lincare Pharmacy Services generally complied with Medicare requirements when billing for inhalation drugs, according to a new report from the Office of Inspector General.

HHS to hold call on settlement option

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12/21/2017

WASHINGTON – The Department of Health and Human Services will host a call on the Low Volume Appeals Settlement Option on Jan. 9. The call will discuss the process of the settlement option and how to identify eligible appeals.

Medline nearly triples footprint in Maryland

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12/20/2017

BALTIMORE – Medline is nearly tripling its footprint in Maryland with the construction of a 1.1 million-square-foot distribution center in the Principio Business Park in Perryville.

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