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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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Arriva gets day in court

January 11, 2017HME News Staff

WALTHAM Mass. - CMS has agreed not to terminate Arriva Medical's mail-order contract while the provider appeals to have its license reinstated. An administrative law judge has required both parties to have initial briefings finished by Jan. 18. A hearing is scheduled for Feb. 8 before the Federal District Judge, stated Alere, Arriva Medicals's parent company, in a press release. CMS revoked Arriva Medical's billing privileges in November for allegedly submitting 211 claims for deceased...

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Let's look at the mail order category, shall we?

May 2, 2016Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

Well, it looks like I posted last week's blog not a moment too soon. CMS released its highly anticipated list (and list upon list upon list) of the Round 2 re-compete contract suppliers. I am sure you are all out there, busily poring over the list for you area of interest, both products and geography-wise. And I know poor Kim Brummett and others like her will be poring over all of them. So, in the interest of sanity, allow me to share initial thoughts on my area of interest: the diabetes category....

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