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In brief: Noridian named new SMRC contractor, Bachenheimer opens DC office for Brown & Fortunato


FARGO, N.D. – Noridian Healthcare Solutions has been awarded a $227 million Supplemental Medical Review Contractor (SMRC) contract by CMS. The primary role of the SMRC is to conduct nationwide medical review of Part A, Part B and DME providers as directed by CMS.

In brief: Complex rehab advocates speak up, study casts doubt on impact of CPAP therapy on cardiovascular events


WASHINGTON – Two consumer organizations have sent letters to lawmakers urging them to pass bills that would permanently protect complex rehab accessories from competitive bid pricing.

VGM assists Red Cross in Louisiana


WATERLOO, Iowa – VGM Homelink has used its network of HME providers and manufacturer partners to coordinate the delivery of 208 wheelchairs, first aid kits to accommodate 6,500 people and 130 service bells to shelters in areas affected by flooding in southern Louisiana.

In brief: ResMed launches program, Respira snags contract


SAN DIEGO – ResMed is launching Better Sleep for Women, a new initiative to educate women about the importance of sleep, it announced recently.

New look at VGM Homelink


WATERLOO, Iowa – On the heels of its growth, VGM Homelink has rebranded and has a new logo, according to a press release. The managed care division of VGM, Homelink has doubled its size in three year.

Talk up home sleep testing


Even though HME providers can’t conduct home sleep tests themselves, at least not when Medicare is the payer, they should still be very much vested in the success of the market, vendors say.

‘Pieces coming together’ for HST


YARMOUTH, Maine – 2012 could end up being a watershed year for home sleep testing (HST), say vendors that have large stakes in the market.