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‘Finally’: Binding bids become law

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04/17/2015

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders took a quick victory lap last week, after binding bids language was passed as part of the “doc fix” bill, but then got back to work.

‘Dear Colleague’ letter pressures CMS on accessories

‘They know it’s on its way,’ Bachenheimer says
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04/17/2015

WASHINGTON – One hundred members of the House of Representatives signed a letter asking CMS to reverse its decision to apply competitive bid pricing to complex rehab wheelchair accessor

Providers look to technology to boost compliance

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04/17/2015

YARMOUTH, Maine – With compliance rates for CPAP therapy that fall somewhere between 51% and 75%, about half of the respondents to a recent HME NewsPoll admit there’s room for improvement.

Documentation issue holds up Inogen’s earnings

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04/17/2015

GOLETA, Calif. – Inogen has delayed the filing of its annual report for a second time, saying an investigation into its accounting is still not complete, the company announced in an April 14 press release.

In brief: CPAP therapy may decrease cognitive impairment, Medline integrates with Brightree

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04/17/2015

YARMOUTH, Maine – Sleep disordered breathing is associated with early mental decline and Alzheimer’s disease, but treatment with CPAP therapy may delay the onset of problems, according to a new study.

Binding bids language heads to president’s desk

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04/15/2015

WASHINGTON – The Senate on Tuesday passed a “doc fix” bill that contains binding bids language.

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