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People news: James Russell, Ashley Plauché, David Chandler

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05/03/2019

AAHomecare’s board of directors has appointed James Russell, vice president and owner of URS Medical, to fill a vacant seat created by the departure of Randy Carson.

BioScrip reports revenue growth

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05/02/2019

DENVER – BioScrip reported revenues of $179 million for the first quarter of 2019, an increase of 6.2% over the first quarter of 2018. Net loss from continuing operations was $10.3 million vs. $13 million.

CMS to hold bid webcasts

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05/02/2019

WASHINGTON – CMS will host three webcasts to educate providers on the key components of Round 2021. They are: May 14, Bid Surety Bond and Lead Item Pricing; May 21, Preparing and Submitting Financial Documents; and May 28, Registering and Submitting a Bid.

3B’s Lumin Bullet gets design nod

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05/02/2019

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – 3B Medical’s Lumin Bullet has been selected as a finalist in the home care products segment of the 21st Annual Medical Design Excellence Awards competition. The Lumin Bullet uses high-powered germicidal ultraviolet light to disinfect medical devices.

Tandem reports sales increase

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05/01/2019

SAN DIEGO – Tandem Diabetes Care reported sales increased to $66 million for the first quarter of 2019, a 142% over the same time period one year ago. Pump shipments increased from 4,444 to 14,732 during the same period, an increase of 232%.

DME owner sentenced in Medicaid fraud case

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05/01/2019

MCALLEN, Texas – Anna Ramirez-Ambriz, owner of Compassionate Medical Supply in Edinburg, Texas, has been sentenced to 78 months in jail and ordered to pay more than $3 million in restitution for fraudulently billing Texas Medicaid for incontinence supplies.

iBOT readies for relaunch

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04/30/2019

MANCHESTER, N.H. – Mobius Mobility is in the process of re-launching the iBOT Personal Mobility Device, an electric wheelchair that can climb stairs, according to the Union Leader.

Belluscura reaches fundraising goal for POC

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04/30/2019

PLANO, Texas – Belluscura has reached its fundraising goal for its portable oxygen concentrator, the X-PLO2R. The company, part of the portfolio of Tekcapital Plc, a U.K.

Medicaid roundup: Changes in North Dakota, South Dakota

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04/30/2019

The North Dakota House of Representatives and Senate have passed H.B.

Inspire racks up more coverage by private payers

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04/26/2019

MINNEAPOLIS – Inspire Medical Systems has added 10.4 million covered lives with several new coverage policies.

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