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In brief: Stakeholders keep eye on doc fix, CMS issues refunds

December 6, 2013HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - As this year's congressional session winds down, HME stakeholders are eyeing the “doc-fix” bill as the best vehicle for H.R. 1717. The Senate Finance and House Ways and Means committees are expected to mark up the doc fix bill on Thursday, according to Cara Bachenheimer, senior vice president of government relations for Invacare. If a finalized fix to physician reimbursement is delayed, it would give the industry more time to push H.R. 1717, which has 160 co-sponsors, said...

aahomecare, ActiveCare, Aprima Medical Software, audit tool, CareCentrix, Clay Home Medical, CMS, competitive bidding, copd, Daniel Greenleaf


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In brief: Few changes in new ASP figures

October 24, 2012HME News Staff

BALTIMORE - The new average sales price (ASP) figures for nebulizer medications released in September brought few changes. Albuterol (J7613) was down 2 cents to 13 cents per dose, while budesonide (J7626) was down nearly 11 cents to about $4.87 per dose. Levalbuterol (J7614) and ipratropium (J7644) stayed flat at 65 cents and just under 13 cents per dose, respectively. Brovana (J7605) was down almost 14 cents per dose to $5.22, and Perforomist (J7606) was up just more than 12 cents per dose to $5.21.ADW...

American Diabetes Wholesale, mail order diabetes supplies, mail order pharmacy, nebulizer medications


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Survey: Local pharmacy outshines mail order

September 27, 2012HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Mail-order pharmacies continue to get lower marks in customer satisfaction, according to a survey released today.On a scale of 1,000, overall satisfaction with mail-order pharmacies averages 792, compared to 814 for brick-and-mortar pharmacies, states J.D Power and Associates in a press release. That's down 14 points from 2011.Customer satisfaction with mail-order pharmacies is measured by four factors: cost competitiveness, prescription delivery, prescription ordering, and customer...

community pharmacy, mail order pharmacy, national community pharmacists association


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