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In brief: SCA forms separate company, ResMed, ATS partner on grant

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04/07/2017

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders had a meeting with Seema Verma, the new CMS administrator, on April 4, and they were impressed.

Option Care earns perfect accreditation score

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04/07/2017

BANNOCKBURN, Ill. – Option Care earned a perfect score on its URAC Specialty Pharmacy accreditation for its corporate as well as three specialty pharmacy centers of excellence in Chicago, Los Angeles and Panama City, Fla.

Infusion providers take Medicare patients ‘case by case’

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02/24/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine – One of the leading providers of home infusion therapy has stopped taking new Medicare patients and others are likely to follow suit if a “payment gap” is not closed.

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.

Home infusion stakeholders: Fix the gap

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01/27/2017

WASHINGTON – Home infusion stakeholders want a fast fix for a payment gap that will limit patient access to therapy.

Home infusion stakeholders press for fix

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01/26/2017

WASHINGTON – More than 170 home infusion stakeholders signed a letter asking lawmakers to fix the “damaging” reimbursement gap created by the 21st Century Cures Act.

In brief: Coloplast buys Comfort Medical for $160M, senators introduce bill to preserve access to diabetes supplies

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12/02/2016

MINNEAPOLIS – Coloplast, which has its U.S. headquarters here but is based in Denmark, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Coral Springs, Fla.-based Comfort Medical for $160 million in cash, the company announced Nov. 30.

Home infusion providers make gains

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12/02/2016

MedTrakRx, a pharmacy benefit manager, has selected ARJ Infusion Services, a specialty pharmacy, to provide home infusion therapies to patients with complex, rare and chronic conditions.

Short takes: Wilpage, Option Care

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09/21/2016

Wilpage, a provider of home medical equipment in the New York metro area, has purchased Mediware’s CareTend software to boost its growing business.

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.

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