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Stakeholders: ‘We’re an industry living in crisis’

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05/18/2018

WASHINGTON – With the fate and details of the interim final rule no longer a mystery, stakeholders and their champions in Congress are putting their full weight behind H.R. 4229, a bill that would provide more broad-based relief in non-competitive bidding areas.

Extended bid contracts? ‘Either way you lose’

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05/18/2018

YARMOUTH, Maine – If CMS decides to extend current competitive bidding contracts, a slight majority (53%) of respondents to a recent HME Newspoll say they would accept them—reluctantly.

Upcoming meeting matches sleep patients with regulators

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05/18/2018

WASHINGTON – For several years, Congress and patient advocates have demanded that patients have a greater voice in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s product review process.

Medforce looks to Ideagen to help it branch out

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05/18/2018

SUFFERN, N.Y. – On the hunt for ways to boost its long-term growth strategy, Medforce Technologies found what it was looking for in U.K. based Ideagen.

In brief: Lincare settles, DME MAC highlights top errors

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05/18/2018

CLEARWATER, Fla. – Lincare will pay $875,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by employees whose information may have been exposed in a “phishing attack.”

Lincare settles employee data breach claims

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05/17/2018

CLEARWATER, Fla. – Lincare will pay $875,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by employees whose information may have been exposed in a “phishing attack.”

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HME NewsPoll June 2018

It has been more than a year since CMS put the brakes on Round 2019, and the agency still hasn’t provided an update on its plans for the next round of the competitive bidding program.