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Apria building momentum, CEO says


LAKE FOREST, Calif. – Apria Healthcare has experienced its “strongest results” in several years, company officials said during an earnings call Aug. 9. 

BioScrip obtains credit facility


ELMSFORD, N.Y. – BioScrip has secured a $75 million revolving credit facility, it announced today in a press release. A portion of it will be used toward the purchase of Cincinnati-based CarePoint Partners.

Home infusion market stable, strong

Cost-effectiveness of therapy, steady reimbursement drive buyer interest, say analysts

When it comes to home infusion, big deals may be fewer and farther between, but there’s still a lot of runway for buyers and sellers looking to make smaller deals, say industry analysts. 

Mediware makes homecare play

'We have a lot of talent to help this group out'

LENEXA, Kan. – Mediware Information Systems has nearly doubled its customer base in the HME, home infusion and home health markets by acquiring Plainview, N.Y.-based Fastrack Healthcare Systems.

Apria positioned for 'added scale'


LAKE FOREST, Calif. – Execs at Apria Healthcare say the company is well-positioned going into Round 2 of competitive bidding.

Change your paying ways for home infusion drugs, OIG says


WASHINGTON – Taking the “blunt ax” of competitive bidding to home infusion drugs is the wrong way to reduce costs, say stakeholders, but in February, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) recommended CMS do just that.

Apria bullish on success under bid program


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.

Heartland I.V. Care: We accepted 41 bid contracts


TOLEDO, Ohio – Heartland I.V. Care has accepted 41 Medicare contracts as part of Round 2 of competitive bidding, according to a press release. Through the contracts, Heartland I.V.

Event spotlight: Structure and response


One of the basic concepts of getting reimbursed is that it’s not a single act, but a series of processes that proceed in a logical order, says consultant David Franklin. 

The team is the theme at conference


DALLAS – For more than 20 years, the home infusion industry has worked to get a comprehensive Medicare benefit for home infusion therapy—a tall task, says the National Home Infusion Association (NHIA).