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Providers mull mail-order bid

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08/01/2014

YARMOUTH, Maine – Will providers of diabetes testing supplies submit bids in the next phase of the national mail-order program? The verdict is mixed.

Mail-order program: OIG provides CMS with before, after picture

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06/24/2014

WASHINGTON – How has the national mail-order program for diabetes supplies affected brand choice?

CMS now has a before and after picture thanks to the Office of Inspector General (OIG).

In brief: Lawmakers introduce bid bill, SBA hosts stakeholders at hearing

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06/20/2014

WASHINGTON – Reps. Pat Tiberi, R-Ohio, and John Larson, D-Conn., have introduced a bill that would require providers to obtain bid bonds as part of future rounds of competitive bidding. H.R.

Is SMRC cherry-picking old claims?

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06/06/2014

YARMOUTH, Maine – StrategicHealthSolutions is digging deep in its latest round of post-pay reviews, industry stakeholders say: diabetes supply claims from 2011-2012.

Roche turns around diabetes sales

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04/23/2014

NEW YORK – Roche Diagnostics saw North American diabetes sales of $112 million for the first quarter of 2014, a 13% increase over the same period a year ago, according to news reports.

Audits take toll on contract supplier

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03/07/2014

FLETCHER, N.C. – All-States Medical Supply (ASM) in February laid off eight employees and company execs placed the blame squarely on audits.

Arriva buys rival company

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11/08/2013

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – Arriva Medical may have finally arrived at the top of the heap in the mail-order market for diabetes supplies.

Diabetes patients dominate complaint hotline

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10/04/2013

YARMOUTH, Maine – Ever since a national mail-order program for diabetes supplies kicked off July 1, beneficiaries have been complaining loud and clear—just not to CMS, say industry stakeholders.

Diabetes supplies: Want to reduce fraud? Step up technology use

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09/24/2013

WASHINGTON – A new report from the Office of Inspector General (OIG) on questionable billing for diabetes testing supplies drew sharp criticism from AAHomecare.

Report: Roche nixes plans to sell diabetes business

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09/20/2013

NEW YORK – Drugmaker Roche Holding AG is pulling back from plans to sell its blood glucose meter business, Reuters reports.

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