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In brief: CMS boosts pay, MSC expands presence

May 14, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – CMS has established a higher rate of $750 to administer monoclonal antibody treatment to Medicare beneficiaries with COVID-19 in their homes, including permanent residences or temporary lodgings.  The new rate accounts for the increased costs associated with the one-on-one nature of this care model and reflects additional information provided to CMS about providing these services in a safe and timely manner.  “CMS’s decision to increase reimbursement...

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CCS Medical names Escalante to new HR role

May 10, 2021HME News Staff

FARMERS BRANCH, Texas – CCS Medical has named Barbara Escalante Hess as its first ever chief human resources officer. Hess joins CCS Medical from TiER1 Performance Solutions, a consultative solutions provider, where she was responsible for developing and activating enterprise strategies to improve business performance and organizational health. “I’m honored to join CCS Medical and be part of a team that has so much purpose in being able to impact patients’ lives,” she...

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CCS Medical looks beyond diabetes

October 16, 2020Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

FARMER'S BRANCH, Texas - Tony Vehadian, who was recently named CEO of CCS Medical, says delivering health care to the home is an exciting place to be. “Payers are going to be looking at making sure patients are staying engaged and healthy, and anything you can do digitally to make that happen is going to be needed,” he said. “There's a lot of innovation there.” Vehadian, who takes the reins on Oct. 26, spoke with HME News recently about where he sees CCS fitting in the ecosystem...

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CCS Medical taps former Cardinal exec as CEO

October 15, 2020HME News Staff

FARMERS BRANCH, Texas - CCS Medical has named Tony Vahedian as CEO effective Oct. 26. Vahedian has more than 25 years of experience, serving most recently as president of Cardinal Health Canada. Vahedian will work to accelerate the company's growth in the diabetes space, as well as expand its service offerings by leveraging digital engagement platforms and clinical education. “Health care moving to the home has been a trend we have seen growing in the last five years,” said Vahedian....

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CCS Medical 'Connects' diabetes patients

March 17, 2017Kelly Bothum

FARMERS BRANCH, Texas - CCS Medical is seeing 25% higher testing rates for hemoglobin A1c, blood pressure, cholesterol, kidney and eye tests, and reductions in emergency room visits and hospitalizations for patients in its virtual diabetes education program.Most diabetes education programs are offered only in-person, usually in a class setting with an educator available on a limited schedule. That's not the case with CCS Connects, which allows people with diabetes to work individually with a certified...

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In brief: Republicans push through Price's confirmation, reps introduce separate benefit legislation

February 3, 2017HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The 14 Republican members of the Senate Finance Committee have voted to confirm Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., as secretary for the Department of Health and Human Services, according to news reports.Price's confirmation now goes to the Senate floor for a full vote.Democrats made headlines on Jan. 31, when they boycotted the vote on Price scheduled to take place at 10 that morning, saying they wanted more time to ask questions about his background. An article in the Wall Street Journal reported...

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CCS Medical's diabetes program earns DEAP accreditation

February 3, 2017HME News Staff

FARMERS BRANCH, Texas - CCS Medical's diabetes education program CCS Connects has been named a Diabetes Education Accreditation Program by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. CCS Connects uses health risk assessments and smart devices to collect real-time data, and also uses wireless glucose technology and clinical monitoring. CDEs interact with members every three months to provide ongoing education and coaching focused on nutrition, product training, behavioral changes and goal setting....

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CCS debuts streamlined website

January 19, 2016HME News Staff

DALLAS - CCS Medical has launched a redesigned website at www.ccsmed.com. The new website has a more current look and improved functionality, making it easier for customers and healthcare providers to do business with the company online, says Rodney Carson, president and CEO. “One of our highest priorities going forward is to streamline things for our customers,” he said. More specifically, the new website, which is optimized for mobile use, simplifies the process of reordering supplies,...

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Short takes: CCS Medical, HOMES

March 27, 2015HME News Staff

CCS Medical has named Rodney Carson president and CEO. He joins the company from MDLIVE, the nation's second largest telehealth company, where he was president of operations. He also spent time as president of Liberty Medical's mail-order pharmacy business...The Home Medical Equipment Services Association of New England will present the April Mason Home Care Advocacy Award to Rep. John Larson, D-Conn., at the Northeast Post-Acute Care Symposium, May 11-13 at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Conn....

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CCS Medical names interim CEO

May 15, 2013HME News Staff

FARMERS BRANCH, Texas - CCS Medical, a provider of DME supplies, appointed Michael Sicuro to be its interim CEO, according to a press release. Sicuro, previously CFO and executive vice president at CCS, replaces retiring President and CEO Dirk Allison. Sicuro joined CCS in 2011, bringing more than 30 years of operating and leadership experience to the company. Prior to joining CCS, Sicuro served as CFO and executive vice president at U.S. Oncology, a cancer care organization.

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