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In brief: OIG report, accessory code


Three types of diabetes test strips account for 58% of the Medicare mail-order market share, according to a study released Nov. 25 by the Office of Inspector General (OIG).

Invacare announces quarterly dividend


ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare announced a quarterly dividend last week. A cash dividend of 0.0125 per share will be payable Jan. 14 to shareholders of record on Jan. 5.

Mixon steps aside

‘We’ve got a lot of good people that are much younger and better than me, perhaps’

ELYRIA, Ohio – Mal Mixon was at a business meeting in China, just ahead of the Paralympic Games in Beijing, when he learned the Chinese didn’t know how to play wheelchair basketball.

People news: Richey, Schreiber, Emmett


Joseph B. Richey, II, Invacare technologies division president and senior vice president of electronic and design engineering, is retiring Nov. 30.

Mixon to step down


ELYRIA, Ohio – Mal Mixon is retiring.

The founder of Invacare will step down as executive chairman of the Board of Directors Dec. 21.

‘Lots of work to do,’ at Invacare


ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare efforts to restore profitability through restructuring and debt management are ongoing, but the company ended the third quarter of 2014 with a loss. 

Earnings calls: ResMed, Invacare


YARMOUTH, Maine – San Diego-based ResMed will report its first quarter 2014 financial results Oct. 23, at 4:30 pm EST. The company will host a webcast to discuss operating results and future outlook. Also on Oct.

Invacare amends credit agreement


ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare has amended its credit agreement to gain additional flexibility calculating it financial covenants through the duration of the credit agreement.

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


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.