Also Noted

Short takes: Medtrade, BOC

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11/30/2018

On Dec. 3, SmartSaver Conference Passes will be available for Medtrade Spring, April 16-18 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. The passes are $99 and allow full access to educational sessions and the expo hall.

Improper payments for HME decrease

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11/29/2018

WASHINGTON – The improper payment rate for DMEPOS

Compass Health sponsors AAHomecare

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11/29/2018

CLEVELAND – Compass Health has joined AAHomecare as a bronze level corporate partner.

Insulin use to increase, study finds

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11/29/2018

NEW YORK – The amount of insulin required to treat Type 2 diabetes is expected to increase by more than 20% from 2018 to 2030, according to a new study published in The Lancet.

People news: Sullivan, Distasio, Lowman, Turner, Gill, Stone

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11/29/2018

Connie Sullivan has been named president and CEO of the National Home Infusion Association.

CMS extends comment period

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11/28/2018

WASHINGTON – CMS has extended a comment period for its plans to add new product categories to the competitive bidding program.

Reliable Respiratory partners with senior health plan

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11/28/2018

NORWOOD, Mass. – Reliable Respiratory has partnered with PACE Organization of Rhode Island to provide sleep and respiratory equipment, and clinical and administrative support, to its members.

Moneyline: Reliable Medical Supply, Viemed

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11/28/2018

MINNEAPOLIS – Reliable Medical Supply has recapitalized with Chicago-based private equity firm Seven Hills Capital. RMS is a DME provider specializing in complex rehab serving patients throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

Industry loses rehab icon

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11/27/2018

EXETER, Pa. – Mark Smith, the general manager for public relations and consumer research for Quantum Rehab and Pride Mobility Products, passed away on Nov. 25 surrounded by his family.

Invacare layoffs shift to Europe

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11/27/2018

ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare plans to reduce its workforce in Europe by about 50 employees, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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