Also Noted

F2F requirement gets easier

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04/22/2015

WASHINGTON – The just-passed “doc fix” bill includes a provision that expands who can conduct the face-to-face exam required for DME.

InfuSystem makes regional buy

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04/22/2015

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. – InfuSystem, a national provider of infusion pumps and services, has acquired the assets of Alpharetta, Ga.-based Ciscura.

Burmans honored as family business

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04/22/2015

PHILADELPHIA – BurmansRx has been recognized as a 2015 Philadelphia Smart CEO Family Business. The award honors family businesses that are growing and successful, according to a press release.

Respira expands geographic, product reach

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04/21/2015

LINTHICUM, Md. – Respira has acquired Respiratory Therapy Associates of PA, expanding its reach in the mid-Atlantic region. Respiratory Therapy Associates services Pennsylvania and Delaware.

GF honored for manufacturing in US

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04/21/2015

ATLANTA – GF Health Products has received a flag that was flown over the U.S. Capitol Building in recognition of its efforts to manufacture products in the U.S.

Glucose testing supplies have 99% error rate

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04/21/2015

YARMOUTH, Maine – National Government Services, the DME MAC for Jurisdiction B, conduced a widespread prepayment probe review of glucose testing supplies (A4253KX) between Oct. 22 and Jan. 1 and found all but one of 100 claims were denied.

Study: CPAP therapy may decrease cognitive impairment

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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.

Medline integrates with Brightree

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04/17/2015

MUNDELEIN, Ill. – Medline and Brightree now offer customers an integrated platform that allows ordering and drop-shipping products from a single interface.

Short takes: Numotion, Accelleron, Hasco Medical

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04/16/2015

Rocky Hill, Conn.-based Numotion will continue as a “National Premiere Sponsor” for the ALS Association in 2015.

Oncologix updates on earnings

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04/16/2015

LAFAYETTE, La. – Oncologix, a diversified medical holding company with operating divisions in medical devices, healthcare services and DME sales and distribution, expects to grow annualized revenues to $25 million by the end of 2015, it announced April 14.

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