Also Noted

Barbara Rogers: Industry remembers advocate

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01/30/2014

SAN DIEGO – Barbara Rogers, president and CEO of the National Emphysema/COPD Association, passed away Dec. 7.

People news: David Baxter, Ann Fabry

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01/30/2014

SARASOTA, Fla. and NEW BERLIN, Wis. – David Baxter is the new vice president of marketing at Harmar, the company announced Jan. 30.

GAO rejects Rotech protest of VA contract awards

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01/29/2014

NEW YORK – The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has denied Rotech’s protest that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) unreasonably ignored recent, relevant information when it decided Rotech wasn’t financially fit to win contracts to supply veterans with home oxygen equipment, Law360 reports.

Registration extended for audit forum

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01/29/2014

WASHINGTON – The VGM Group is urging providers to attend the Feb. 12 Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals’ Medicare Appellants Forum and has reserved a block of hotel rooms for attendees at the Embassy Suites in Crystal City.

Prism Medical declares dividend

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01/29/2014

TORONTO – Prism Medical’s board of directors approved a dividend of $0.08 per common share, payable on March 3 to shareholders of record on Feb. 21, the company announced Jan. 28.

Registration opens for CRT event

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01/28/2014

EAST AMHURST, N.Y. – Registration is open for the 2014 National CRT Leadership and Advocacy Conference to be held April 29-May 1 in Arlington, Va.

GF Health Products purchases laser cutting system

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01/28/2014

FOND DU LAC, Wis. – GF Health Products now has a bi-dimensional fiber optic laser cutting system in its Fond Du Lac, Wis., facility, the company announced Jan. 27.

Home Care Medical gets in Olympic spirit with giveaway

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01/28/2014

NEW BERLIN, Wis. – Home Care Medical is kicking off its Gold-Silver-Bronze Giveaway promotion just in time for the Winter Olympics, it announced in a Jan. 25 release.

Hoveround lays off 20 workers

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01/27/2014

SARASOTA, Fla. – Power-wheelchair company Hoveround has laid off 20 workers from its headquarters, dropping its Sarasota-area work force to 294, according to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.

Medicaid could have saved 23% by using bid pricing

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01/27/2014

BALTIMORE – State Medicaid programs could have saved 23%, or $62 million, if they had paid the median competitive bidding rates for incontinence supplies in 2012, according to a report from the Office of the Inspector General (OIG).

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