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BioScrip, Option Care to merge

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03/15/2019

DENVER – BioScrip and Option Care Enterprises, two of the largest independent providers of home infusion therapy services, have entered into a definitive merger agreement, the companies announced on March 15.

Stakeholders seek to fast track two women’s health bills

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03/08/2019

WASHINGTON – With extensive groundwork laid in past sessions of Congress, stakeholders hope this is the year that bills seeking Medicare coverage for custom breast forms and compression garments for lymphedema get passed.

InfuSystem sees growth potential in oncology

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03/08/2019

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. – With one of its largest competitors changing its offerings in the oncology market, InfuSystem has a chance to pick up significant market share, said CEO Rich Dilorio on a recent earnings call.

Custom breast forms legislation introduced in both chambers

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03/01/2019

WASHINGTON – A bill has been introduced in the House of Representatives and the Senate that would expand Medicare coverage to include custom breast prostheses for women recovering from mastectomy surgery, VGM reports.

Viemed ready to ‘add fuel’ to growth plans

The lifting of the competitive bidding programs creates opportunity, say execs
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03/01/2019

LAFAYETTE, La. – Oxygen and sleep therapy are high on the list of expansion plans for Viemed Healthcare, company executives said on a Feb. 28 earnings call.

Insulet reports positive net income for first time

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02/26/2019

ACTON, Mass. – Insulet Corp. has reported net income of $9.9 million for the fourth quarter of 2018 compared to a net loss of $6.9 million for the same period in 2017.

Failing to get through to CMS, NHIA makes its case in court

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02/22/2019

WASHINGTON – Stakeholders say they were left with no other options when they filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services over its transitional payment for home infusion services.

US joins lawsuit against defunct Arriva Medical

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02/21/2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The U.S. Justice Department has joined in a lawsuit that alleges Arriva Medical offered Medicare beneficiaries “free upgrades” of glucometers.

NHIA sues over transitional payment

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02/15/2019

WASHINGTON – The National Home Infusion Association is suing the Department of Health and Human Services over its transitional payment for home infusion therapy services.

Repap.com makes sleep therapy affordable with refurbished devices

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02/01/2019

LAS VEGAS – Provider Jim Boyle says he has created a business model that gets equipment to patients quicker and alleviates their “sticker shock.”

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