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In brief: Bid bill to drop this week, House committee launches inquiry into prosthetic changes

May 6, 2016HME News Staff

The “Patient Access to Durable Medical Equipment Act of 2016” will join a bill already introduced in the Senate that also seeks to push back the date of the cuts, which will usher in reimbursement based 100% on the competitive bidding program, from July 1, 2016, to Oct. 1, 2017.Unlike S. 2736, however, the House bill does not seek to speed up plans to limit federal Medicaid reimbursement for DME to Medicare reimbursement as a “pay for.” A draft of the bill states: “This...

Bid Bill, BOC, Byram, CVS Health Corp, Harmer, Hollister, Hoveround, Infusion, Prosthetics

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CVS nabs Omnicare for $12.7 billion

May 21, 2015HME News Staff

WOONSOCKET, R.I., and CINCINNATI- CVS Health Corp today announced plans to acquire Cincinnati-based Omnicare for $12.7 billion in cash. The deal includes $2.3 billion of the pharmacy provider's debt. “(The acquisition) creates new opportunities for us to extend our high-quality, innovative pharmacy programs to a broader population of seniors and chronic care patients as they transition across the care continuum,” said Larry Merlo, president and CEO of CVS Health, in a release. The deal...

CVS Health Corp, Omnicare

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