Also Noted

CMS launches PMD demo website

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03/28/2013

WASHINGTON – National Government Services, the DME MAC for Jurisdiction B, has developed a new website for providers submitting prior authorization requests as part of the PMD demo in seven states.

Stand Up for Homecare raises $50K

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03/28/2013

LAS VEGAS –AAHomecare’s fundraising reception, Stand Up for Homecare, raised more than $50,000 that will go toward awareness and advocacy efforts, according to an association bulletin. The reception, held during Medtrade Spring 2013, drew more than 200 guests.

ResMed stays put

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03/27/2013

SAN DIEGO – ResMed will keep its headquarters in southern California, after its board decided the benefits of staying were greater than that of relocating, according to an article from the San Diego Union-Tribune. In Dec.

BOC expands online customer service

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03/27/2013

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) has launched an online web portal providing round-the-clock customer service to accredited facilities, according to a press release.

Somnetics products receive CE mark

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03/27/2013

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Two sleep therapy products from Somnetics International—the Transcend APAP device, and the Transcend EZEX CPAP device—have received the CE Mark, certifying that they meet European health and safety standards, according to a press release.

Will The Scooter Store have to close its headquarters?

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03/26/2013

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas –The CEO of The Scooter Store told the Texas Workforce Commission the company might close its headquarters as early as Sunday, March 31, if it does not line up additional financing, according to an article from the San Antonio Express News.

Global Medical Direct inks consulting contract

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03/26/2013

LENEXA, Kan. – Global Medical Direct (GMD), a medical equipment provider with HME and diabetes supplies branches, signed a consulting contract with Connectyx Technologies, according to a press release.

CareTouch launches sleep therapy compliance solution

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03/26/2013

DENVER, Colo. – CareTouch Communications has launched Adhere, a sleep therapy compliance management service for HME providers, according to a press release.

Apria seeks refi loan

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03/25/2013

LAKE FOREST, Calif. – Apria Healthcare hopes to secure a $750 million loan to refinance debt as borrowing costs remain at historic lows, according to an article from Bloomberg.

HQAA widens access to AMPT

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03/25/2013

WATERLOO, Iowa – Any provider can now take advantage of HQAA’s accreditation maintenance program. The online program, which helps providers stay up-to-date with accreditation standards, was previously available only to HQAA customers.

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