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Simply Home sues HHS over overpayments

April 18, 2019HME News Staff

CHICAGO - Simply Home Health Care, a home health agency based here, has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois against the Department of Health And Human Services and AdvanceMed, a UPIC, for continued suspension of payments from the Medicare program, according to healthcare attorney Elizabeth Hogue. Payments to Simply Home were originally suspended because of overpayments, but the agency was later told by AdvanceMed that payments were suspended because of...

Elizabeth Hogue, Lawsuits, Overpayments

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ResMed, 3B Medical end 'very long battle'

January 23, 2017HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO and WINTER HAVEN, Fla. - ResMed and 3B Medical have agreed to settle years of litigation, the two companies announced Jan. 21.Per the five-year settlement, 3B Medical and its parent company, Beijing-based BMC, will be permitted to sell their existing products in exchange for making royalty payments to ResMed.For its part, ResMed will make a one-time payment to 3B Medical to close ongoing litigation between the two companies in Florida.“This agreement brings a very long battle with...

3B Medical, Flow Generators, Lawsuits, Litigation, Patents, ResMed, Sleep Therapy

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ITC accepts ResMed's request to investigate

May 13, 2016HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO - ResMed has announced that the U.S. International Trade Commission has accepted its request to investigate alleged infringement of its patented technology by Chinese manufacturer BMC Medical and its U.S. distributor, 3B Medical. The ITC has agreed to review the alleged infringement of four ResMed patents by BMC's first and second-generation flow generator products, the RESmart and the Luna. The patents that have been allegedly infringed include a patent relating to a flow generator and...

3B Medical, Investigations, Lawsuits, Patents, ResMed, sleep wars

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Bid lawsuits: 'A slim chance is a slim chance'

August 23, 2013Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - Two legal efforts to stop competitive bidding are still in play but face significant obstacles, say industry stakeholders.AAHomecare last week learned that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has filed a motion to dismiss the association's lawsuit, which argues that CMS violated the rules governing the bid program by awarding contracts to providers without proper state and local licenses.“Our executive committee is looking at this, and we have to decide what our resources...

Competitive Bidding, Lawsuits

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