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In brief: Apria settles with gov’t, Viemed backs Verustat

December 21, 2020HME News Staff

NEW YORK – The acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York has announced a $40.5 million settlement with Apria Healthcare for alleged fraudulent billing practices for non-invasive ventilators. The lawsuit alleges, among other claims, that Apria submitted false claims to federal health programs, including Medicare and Medicaid, seeking reimbursement for the rental of non-invasive vents to beneficiaries who were not using the NIVs. Other claims in the lawsuit: Apria...

Apria Healthcare, Non-invasive ventilators, Verustat, Viemed Healthcare

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Viemed acquires stake in Verustat 

December 21, 2020HME News Staff

LAFAYETTE, La. – Viemed Healthcare has acquired a 5% interest in Verustat for $600,000, giving it a platform to enter the remote monitoring space.  Viemed will use Verustat’s RPM solution in conjunction with its own proprietary patient engagement platform (PEP), which has shown to improve patient compliance, along with labor and workflow efficiencies, according to preliminary data.   “The pandemic has...

Remote Patient Monitoring, Verustat, Viemed Healthcare

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Verustat provides pathway to hot remote monitoring market

October 23, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Verustat, the latest venture from Rich Roberts, Emmet Seibels and Steve Goode, wants HME providers to be their “eyes and ears” for physicians looking for a remote patient monitoring solution to improve patient care. Verustat, which launched this fall as a vendor partner with VGM & Associates, will pay providers management fees for introducing their company and its RPM solution to physicians, and helping the company facilitate and manage those relationships. “We...

Emmet Seibels, Home Medical Equipment, Remote Patient Monitoring, Rich Roberts, Steve Goode, Verustat

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VGM signs on RPM platform

October 21, 2020HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - VGM & Associates has added Verustat, a remote patient monitoring platform, to its offerings of vendor partners. “VGM & Associates recognizes the shift occurring in the industry and providers looking for solutions to leverage technology and refine workflows,” said Clint Geffert, president of VGM & Associates. “We didn't have to look far to recognize and re-partner with the founders of Verustat, Rich Roberts, Emmet Seibels and Steve Goode.” The trio has also...

Remote Patient Monitoring, vendor partner, Verustat, VGM & Associates

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