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‘Finally’: Binding bids become law

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04/17/2015

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders took a quick victory lap last week, after binding bids language was passed as part of the “doc fix” bill, but then got back to work.

Providers look to technology to boost compliance

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04/17/2015

YARMOUTH, Maine – With compliance rates for CPAP therapy that fall somewhere between 51% and 75%, about half of the respondents to a recent HME NewsPoll admit there’s room for improvement.

In brief: CPAP therapy may decrease cognitive impairment, Medline integrates with Brightree

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04/17/2015

YARMOUTH, Maine – Sleep disordered breathing is associated with early mental decline and Alzheimer’s disease, but treatment with CPAP therapy may delay the onset of problems, according to a new study.

Binding bids language heads to president’s desk

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04/15/2015

WASHINGTON – The Senate on Tuesday passed a “doc fix” bill that contains binding bids language.

In brief: GAO clears way for Connolly, stakeholders #Tweet4CRT

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04/10/2015

WASHINGTON – CMS will likely move forward with Connolly as its contractor for the new national RAC for DMEPOS, home health and hospice, according to industry consultant Andrea Stark.

GAO clears way for Connolly

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04/09/2015

WASHINGTON – CMS will likely move forward with Connolly as its contractor for the new national RAC for DMEPOS, home health and hospice, according to industry consultant Andrea Stark.

In brief: Drive Medical, Sunrise Medical make buys

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04/03/2015

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. – Drive Medical made not one but two acquisitions last week. Drive Medical Limited of the U.K., a wholly owned subsidiary of Drive Medical, has acquired U.K.-based Park House Healthcare.

Industry stands up for home care

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04/01/2015

LAS VEGAS – AAHomecare held its Stand Up for Homecare reception last night at Medtrade Spring, drawing 200 attendees and raising more than $50,000.

Stakeholders ‘optimistic’ on binding bids

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03/27/2015

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders claimed another victory last week when the House of Representatives passed a permanent “doc fix” bill that contained binding bids language.

In brief: AAH supports study, Inogen ready to roll

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03/27/2015

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare is throwing its weight behind a study to determine the impact of education on compliance and outcomes for COPD patients.

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