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In brief: ITC delivers split ruling, Invacare names interim chairman

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12/24/2014

SAN DIEGO and BEIJING  - The International Trade Commission on Dec. 23 (ITC) delivered a split ruling to ResMed and BMC Medical/3B Medical, two sleep manufacturers that have been ensnared in a global patent lawsuit.

In brief: F2F audits must wait, ResMed resolves patent dispute

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09/05/2014

WASHINGTON – CMS has instructed its contractors not to retrospectively audit providers for compliance with the face-to-face requirement. The news comes via an Aug.

ResMed, Apex Medical resolve patent disputes

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09/05/2014

SAN DIEGO and TAIPEI, Taiwan – ResMed and Apex Medical have agreed to a confidential settlement that resolves their outstanding patent disputes.

Judge issues mixed initial ruling in patent lawsuit

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08/29/2014

SAN DIEGO and LAKE WALES, Fla. – An administrative law judge at the International Trade Commission (ITC) on Aug. 22 made an initial ruling on ResMed’s claims that Chinese manufacturer BMC Medical and its U.S.

In brief: CMS sets two start dates, Numotion names new CEO

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08/01/2014

WASHINGTON – CMS will expand its PMD demonstration to 12 additional states on Oct. 1, the agency announced in a final rule published last week.

BMC takes patent fight global

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07/29/2014

LAKE WALES, Fla. – BMC Medical and 3B Medical announced today that they have now filed challenges to ResMed patents in China, Germany and the United States.

ResMed gets permanent injunction against Apex in Germany

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07/29/2014

SAN DIEGO – ResMed announced this week that it has won a permanent injunction in Germany against Taiwanese medical device manufacturer Apex Medical, prohibiting sales of infringing headgear used on Apex’s Wizard 210 and 220 masks.

In brief: Judge delivers mixed ruling, NSM names president

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07/25/2014

SAN DIEGO and BREA, Calif. – An International Trade Commission (ITC) ruled July 18 that the humidifier in Apex Medical’s iCH CPAP device infringes on ResMed patents, according to a press release from ResMed.

In brief: AAH collects funds, Senate green-lights HHS chief

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06/06/2014

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has kicked off a campaign to raise $250,000 in the next two years to develop and launch HME Audit Key, a tool to track audit activity.

In brief: ICD-10 delay is final, patent case nears trial

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04/04/2014

WASHINGTON – President Obama has signed a “doc fix” bill that delays ICD-10 implementation for at least one year, until Oct. 1, 2015.