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In brief: CPI-U increase, WOY finalists, ResMed lawsuit 

December 12, 2023HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – CMS has announced a 3% CPI-U adjustment to the DMEPOS fee schedule for calendar year 2024, AAHomecare has reported, but the actual amount will be influenced by Medicare’s competitive bidding program.  The adjustment varies as follows:     • CBP items in former CBAs (projected percentage change): +2.9%     • CBP items in non-CBAs (CPI-U): +3% (not directly stated in the change request)     • Non-CBP items...

Consumer Price Index (CPI), HME Woman of The Year, Patents, ResMed

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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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