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Senators introduce bill to preserve access to diabetes supplies


WASHINGTON – Sens. Dan Coats, R-Ind., and Mark Warner, D-Va., have introduced a bill that they believe would help ensure that all Medicare beneficiaries have access to their preferred brand of diabetes test strips.

CMS revokes Arriva’s billing privileges


CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Arriva Medical’s contract for CMS’s national mail-order program for diabetes supplies is in question.

Let's look at the mail order category, shall we?

Monday, May 2, 2016

Well, it looks like I posted last week’s blog not a moment too soon. CMS released its highly anticipated list (and list upon list upon list) of the Round 2 re-compete contract suppliers.

Providers mull mail-order bid


YARMOUTH, Maine – Will providers of diabetes testing supplies submit bids in the next phase of the national mail-order program? The verdict is mixed.

Mail-order program: OIG provides CMS with before, after picture


WASHINGTON – How has the national mail-order program for diabetes supplies affected brand choice?

CMS now has a before and after picture thanks to the Office of Inspector General (OIG).

AAHomecare adds videos to campaign toolbox


WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has made available for sharing three videos through its Save My Medical Supplies campaign.

Audits take toll on contract supplier


FLETCHER, N.C. – All-States Medical Supply (ASM) in February laid off eight employees and company execs placed the blame squarely on audits.

Diabetes supplies: Want to reduce fraud? Step up technology use


WASHINGTON – A new report from the Office of Inspector General (OIG) on questionable billing for diabetes testing supplies drew sharp criticism from AAHomecare.

Mail order: What about the meters?


Medicare beneficiaries have a reputation for being a change-resistant bunch, but so far, many have proved willing to switch to a new brand of diabetes supplies under the national mail-order program, say providers.

Mail-order program forces Roche to cut jobs


INDIANAPOLIS – Roche, which has its North American headquarters here, will cut jobs in the next several months due to a 14% decline in revenues for the first six months of this year for its diabetes care business, according to an article in the Indianapolis Business Journ