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Mail-order program forces Roche to cut jobs

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08/05/2013

INDIANAPOLIS – Roche, which has its North American headquarters here, will cut jobs in the next several months due to a 14% decline in revenues for the first six months of this year for its diabetes care business, according to an article in the Indianapolis Business Journ

No stop to prepay review for certain power wheelchairs

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08/05/2013

INDIANAPOLIS – National Government Services (NGS), the DME MAC for Jurisdiction B, has reported a claims error rate for power wheelchair bases with options and accessories of 64% between April 1, 2013, and June 30, 2013.

Pinnacle Medsource opens distribution center

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08/05/2013

ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Pinnacle Medsource has expanded into Texas with a new distribution center in northern Houston, according to a press release.

Scooter Store: Auction postponed, buyer still sought

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08/02/2013

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – The Scooter Store’s bankruptcy auction, originally set for Aug. 6, will now be held Sept. 23, according to Law360.

Record quarter, year for ResMed

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08/02/2013

SAN DIEGO – ResMed this week reported revenue of $414.6 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2013, an 11% increase over the same quarter last year. GAAP net income for the quarter was $73 million or $.50 cents per share.

CMS posts FAQ regarding incarcerated beneficiaries

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08/02/2013

BALTIMORE – CMS expects to resolve issues with denials associated with incarcerated beneficiaries after October, according to a Frequently Asked Questions

Home Care Medical hosts ‘free ride’

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08/01/2013

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. – Home Care Medical drew more than 125 people to a classic car-themed open house here July 20.

AAH reestablishes audit task force

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08/01/2013

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare’s Regulatory Council has resurrected its audit task force, the association said in a recent newsletter. Task force members represent “a broad cross-section of association members,” stated AAHomecare.

Time’s running out to throw your name in the speaker ring

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07/31/2013

LAS VEGAS – The deadline to submit a proposal to Medtrade’s Educational Advisory Board (EAB) for Medtrade Spring 2014 is Friday, Aug. 9.

BioScrip obtains credit facility

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07/31/2013

ELMSFORD, N.Y. – BioScrip has secured a $75 million revolving credit facility, it announced today in a press release. A portion of it will be used toward the purchase of Cincinnati-based CarePoint Partners.

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