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Short takes: Coram, Coloplast

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04/04/2017

Coram CVS Specialty Infusion Serviceshas made Functional Formularies feeding tube and oral meal replacement formulas available to its customer base.

Patients often don’t get correct home nutrition, Option Care finds

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02/14/2017

ORLANDO, Fla. – Orders upon discharge from the hospital for home parenteral (intravenous) nutrition (HPN) did not meet the needs of patients nearly one-quarter of the time, according to research from Option Care.

Technology, need drive growth in enteral market

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08/19/2016

The enteral nutrition market is having a growth spurt, thanks to a combination of factors that show no signs of slowing down.

Apria re-enters home enterals market

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03/15/2016

LAKE FOREST, Calif. – Apria Healthcare has stepped back into the home enterals market with the launch of Refresh, its new support program.

Did you catch this change to payments for nutrition?

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09/25/2015

A  new enforcement of quantity details on detailed written orders for enteral nutrition is manifesting in claim denials.

Epic Health moves into enteral nutrition

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09/23/2015

DALLAS – Epic Health Services has acquired Option 1 Healthcare Solutions, a move that positions the company, which provides pediatric nursing and therapy services, to enter the enteral nutrition market.

Change to enteral nutrition impacts claims payment

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Monday, July 6, 2015
Andrea Stark
reimbursement consultant, Mira Vista

A new enforcement of quantity details on detailed written orders for enteral nutrition is manifesting in claim denials.

Bundling would complicate, not simplify, bidding, providers say

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03/07/2014

BALTIMORE – The costs for providing enteral nutrition fluctuate so wildly, that bidding the product category as a bundled service would be a stab in the dark, say providers.

CGS posts warning for enteral claims

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09/23/2013

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – An increasing number of errors in Medicare claims for enteral nutrition have led claims processor CGS to post a reminder on its website about documentation and billing requirements.

Apria bullish on success under bid program

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03/15/2013

LAKE FOREST, Calif. – Execs at Apria Healthcare revealed during an earnings call March 11 that the company was offered “a significant number of contracts” for Round 2 of competitive bidding.