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Mail-order market for diabetes on precipice of disaster

November 10, 2017Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. - With Arriva Medical, the largest mail-order supplier of diabetes testing supplies, closing its doors at the end of the year, industry stakeholders predict chaos.Arriva serviced 450,000 Medicare beneficiaries in 2016, according to the latest information in the HME Databank.“This is a disaster,” said Tom Milam, an industry consultant. “I think CMS has to find a way to react to this, but there's no other firm out there that has the infrastructure or capacity to...

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Embattled Arriva Medical closes

November 7, 2017HME News Staff

CORAL SPRINGS and BOCA RATON, Fla. - Arriva Medical is closing its facility in Coral Springs and laying off 142 employees, the Sun Sentinel reports.Additionally, American Medical Supplies is closing its store in Boca Raton and laying off 40 employees, the newspaper reports.The layoffs will go into effect Dec. 31, according to letters from company officials to the state obtained by the Sun Sentinel.Both Arriva Medical and American Medical Supplies provide testing equipment and supplies to Medicare...

American Medical Supplies, Arriva Medical, closures, diabetes supplies, national mail-order program


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