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ABC Plus makes bid to revive neb-med biz


FORT PAYNE, Ala. – An increase in hospital readmissions for COPD patients could open the door for HME providers to re-enter a nebulizer medication market that has been dominated by national providers, says Marcus Kruk.

CMS releases draft templates for infusion pumps, nebulizers

Agency has already released drafts for oxygen, RADs, PAPs and vents

WASHINGTON – CMS rolled out more drafts of clinical templates, this time for external infusion pumps and nebulizers, during a Special Open Door Forum on May 3.

DirectRx wins bid contract for nebulizers


TROY, Mich. – DirectRx Pharmacy, an independent pharmacy, says it has won a competitive bidding contract for nebulizers and related supplies as part of Round 1 2017. Under the contract, which runs from Jan. 1, 2017, through Dec.

In brief: Gov’t delays hearings, Cardinal highlights AssuraMed


WASHINGTON – The Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA) will defer assignments for hearings—possibly up to 28 months, according to a recent notice.

DME MAC puts nebulizers under review


INDIANAPOLIS – National Government Services, the Jurisdiction B DME MAC, plans to conduct a widespread prepayment review of nebulizers, related drugs, accessories and dispensing fees, it announced Oct. 29.

In brief: Seven more sign on, ResMed takes new action


WASHINGTON – In the wake of the industry’s recent virtual fly-in, H.R. 1717 has picked up an additional seven co-sponsors, bringing the current total to 144. The bill, which was introduced April 24 by Rep.

NSG to review nebulizers


WASHINGTON – National Government Services (NSG), the Jurisdiction B DME MAC, will initiate a widespread prepayment review of nebulizers (E0570), related drugs, accessories and dispensing fees, it announced in a recent message.