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Arriva buys rival company

November 8, 2013Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. - Arriva Medical may have finally arrived at the top of the heap in the mail-order market for diabetes supplies.The provider, a contract supplier for Medicare's national mail-order program, has acquired Nashville-based Simplex Healthcare, the parent company of Diabetes Care Club, also a contract supplier.“They've been on a buying binge over the past two years and they are doing a great job of scaling their business,” said Jonathan Sadock, managing partner/CEO of Paragon...

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Arriva purchases Simplex Healthcare

November 4, 2013HME News Staff

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. - Arriva Medical, a mail-order diabetes supply company, has purchased Nashville-based Simplex Healthcare, owner of Diabetes Care Club, The Tennessean reports. Terms of the deal have not been released. In early 2012, Arriva purchased a pair of diabetes-supply companies, Sunrise, Fla.-based Direct Diabetic Source and Nashville, Tenn.-based AmMed Direct.

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In brief: Phone calls improve compliance, provider runs for statehouse

September 27, 2013HME News Staff

BARCELONA, Spain - CPAP patients who received follow-up phone calls were 10% more compliant, according to a French study. Dr. Alain Didier from Toulouse University Hospital presented the results of his study at the European Respiratory Society 2013 Annual Congress, held here Sept. 7-11. In the study, 379 patients received either five follow-up calls during the three months after the initial setup, or a single visit by a technician after 30 days. During the calls, patients were given information about...

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Diabetes Care Club adds pain management to mail-order offering

September 24, 2013HME News Staff

FRANKLIN, Tenn. - Diabetes Care Club, one of 19 contract suppliers for the national mail-order program for diabetes supplies, has inked a deal with Neurometrix to distribute its pain management system.Diabetes Care Club, a wholly owned subsidiary of Simplex Healthcare, will distribute the Sensus pain management system also through mail order.“Our customer feedback indicates that diabetic nerve pain is common in our patients, and that they have a strong interest in a pain relief option such...

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Diabetes Care Club buys back into game

June 21, 2013Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

FRANKLIN, Tenn. - Now that Diabetes Care Club has acquired Priority Diabetes Supply, a contract supplier, the playing field for the national mail-order program has been set, say industry watchers.Ever since the list of contract suppliers was released in April and Diabetes Care Club wasn't on it, the provider was rumored to have been looking to buy back into the market.“The usual suspects are going to remain in this space,” said Kevin Palamara, a managing director with Provident Healthcare...

Diabetes, Diabetes Care Club, Diabetic Testing Supplies, National mail-order program

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Diabetes Care Club preps for national mail-order program

June 18, 2013HME News Staff

FRANKLIN, Tenn. - With the start date closing in on the national mail-order program for diabetes supplies, Diabetes Care Club is ramping up its operations and product offerings to prepare for an expected increase in patients, according to a press release. When the program goes live, Diabetes Care Club will be among 18 companies serving Medicare beneficiaries, a drastic decrease from 2,000. “For the past two years, our top priority has been ensuring that we have the manpower, resources...

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Diabetes Care Club buys contract supplier

May 17, 2013HME News Staff

FRANKLIN, Tenn. - Diabetes Care Club, a provider of mail-order diabetic test strips owned by Simplex Healthcare, has acquired Jupiter, Fla.-based Priority Diabetes Supply, according to a press release.As a result of the acquisition, Diabetes Care Club is now one of 18 contract suppliers set to distribute diabetic testing supplies as part of Medicare's national mail-order program on July 1.“We're very excited about participating in the competitive bidding program,” stated Doug...

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