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In brief: CMS touts prevention, Respironics connects vents

July 22, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - CMS's efforts to reduce improper payments have saved nearly $42 billion, according to a new report.The savings, from Oct. 1, 2012, to Sept. 30, 2014, equate to an average savings of $12.40 for every dollar spent, according to a new report form the Center for Program Integrity.The CPI's efforts include making sure enrolled healthcare providers are properly screened; using predictive analytics to prevent fraud, waste and abuse; and coordinating anti-fraud efforts with federal and external...

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Kroger expands specialty services

July 21, 2016HME News Staff

CINCINNATI and ORLANDO, Fla. - Axium Pharmacy Holdings, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kroger, has agreed to acquire the outstanding shares of Modern HC Holdings, a specialty pharmacy, to create a combined specialty pharmacy that will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kroger. "Expanding our specialty pharmacy services will provide our customers with greater access to medications we don't currently dispense and access to additional services without going to another pharmacy," said Robert...

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Philips Respironics tests mass market waters

December 21, 2012Liz Beaulieu, Editor

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. - Philips Respironics and Kroger are pleased with the initial results of a 30-day pilot project that involved displaying and selling replacement supplies for CPAP devices in some of the grocery store chain's retail pharmacies.“What we're most pleased about is the promotion of sleep apnea that has occurred through the pilot project,” said John Frank, senior vice president, general manager, sleep and respiratory care, Philips Home Healthcare Solutions. “Many patients...

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