Also Noted

Medicare premiums to rise in 2013

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11/20/2012

WASHINGTON – The monthly premium for Medicare Part B, which covers home medical equipment, will increase 5% in 2013, from $99.90 to $104.90, CMS announced Nov. 16.

The Audit Team assists providers affected by Sandy

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11/19/2012

CANTON, Ohio – The Audit Team is offering providers in areas affected by Hurricane Sandy free and significantly reduced fees for the next 60 days.

Provider shares retail successes in new book

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11/19/2012

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. – Michael Kuller’s book “The Next Step—Retail Home Medical Equipment” is now available for purchase.

CDC report: Diabetes rates spike across US

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11/16/2012

ATLANTA – From 1995 to 2000, there was at least a 100% increase in the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes cases in 18 states, according to a Morbidity and Mortality report from the Centers

OIG study: Appeals process lacks clarity, consistency

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11/15/2012

WASHINGTON – The Office of Inspector General (OIG) recommends “coordinated training” for administrative law judges (ALJs) and qualified independent contractors (QICs) on the Medicare appeals process in a new report.

Two groups promote competitive bidding

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11/15/2012

WASHINGTON – The National Coalition on Health Care (NCHC), a reform group comprised of patients, providers and physicians, has endorsed competitive b

Graymark Healthcare lands new investor

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11/14/2012

OKLAHOMA CITY – Graymark Healthcare, a provider of diagnostic sleep services, has agreed to a new equity investment from Oklahoma Health Partners (OHP), according to a press release. OHP intends to purchase 1.4 million shares of Graymark’s common stock for $650,000.

Dynamic Healthcare buys HomeTown Oxygen

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11/14/2012

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Dynamic Healthcare Services, a provider of home medical equipment and respiratory therapy products and services, has acquired HomeTown Oxygen, according to a press release.

NRRTS, CMSA team up

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11/13/2012

WALSENBURG, Colo. – NRRTS has entered into a corporate partnership with the Case Management Society of America (CMSA), according to a press release.

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