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In brief: CGS begins payment adjustments, Praxair-Linde deal back on

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05/12/2017

WASHINGTON – CGS will begin adjusting tens of thousands of claims from non-competitive bidding areas each day for about the next 24 weeks, the DME MAC for Jurisdictions B and C announced May 8.

NCPA, Union Springs Healthcare support indie pharmacists

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05/09/2017

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Community Pharmacists Association and Union Springs Healthcare have formed a strategic partnership to bolster pharmacy-patient relationships and grow pharmacy revenue.

Program has prescription for success

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01/27/2017

Community pharmacies are doing more these days than just filling prescriptions. They’re  offering immunizations, lab testing, educational classes and other services that reflect the growing role of pharmacies as part of the healthcare team. 

H.D. Smith launches VentureRx to support community pharmacists

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12/21/2016

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – H.D. Smith has launched a new program to initiate and fullly support the start up, purchase, sale and related transition strategies of an independent or regional chair pharmacy.

In brief: CMS reports glitch, OIG reports overpayments

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01/17/2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A problem with ordering/referring physician data in the DME MAC claim system is affecting processing, as well as the data available in the myCGS web portal and the Jurisdiction C IVR, according to a bulletin from CGS.

Bill seeks to lift ban on supply deliveries

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01/17/2014

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Two senators have introduced a bill that would allow independent community pharmacies to deliver diabetes testing supplies to Medicare beneficiaries the same day an order is placed.