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In brief: CMS releases nat'l health expenditures, OIG says two brands dominate mail-order market for diabetes supplies

December 9, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Per-capita healthcare spending grew by 5% and overall healthcare spending grew by 5.8% in 2015, according to a recent study by the Office of the Actuary at CMS.Those rates continue to be below the rates of most years prior to the passage of the Affordable Care Act.“Even as millions of people gained coverage, per-enrollee spending growth in private health insurance and Medicare continue to be well below the average in the decade before passage of the Affordable Care Act,”...

Alere, Arriva, Harmar, Inogen, Mail-order diabetes supplies, Quantum Rehab, ResMed

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Abbott wants to ditch Alere

December 8, 2016HME News Staff

WALTHAM, Mass. - Abbott Laboratories has sued Alere in an effort to terminate its buyout of the company, according to news reports. Chicago-based Abbott has filed a complaint in the Delaware Court of Chancery, asking a judge to terminate the deal on the grounds that Alere is no longer the company Abbott agreed to buy 10 months ago. Alere's problems include CMS revoking the billing privileges of its DME supply business, Arriva Medical, amid allegations that it submitted claims for 211 dead patients...

Alere, Arriva, Lawsuit, M&A

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Specialty Providers

Liberty Medical exits Medicare market

December 20, 2012HME News Staff

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - Mail-order provider Liberty Medical Supplies is getting out of the fee-for-service diabetes supply business, according to local news reports.Liberty will reportedly sell its Medicare diabetes business to Coral Springs, Fla.-based Arriva Medical. As a result, Liberty will also lay off approximately 250 employees at its location here, and another 200 at its Salem, Va., location, according to multiple reports.The announcements come just days after a group of Liberty Medical...

AmMed Direct, Arriva, Direct Diabetic Source, Express Scripts, Liberty Medical Supplies, Medco Health Solutions

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