Also Noted

Tennessee lawmakers express licensure concerns

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05/22/2013

WASHINGTON – A group of lawmakers from Tennessee has written a letter to CMS expressing concern about contract suppliers in Round 2 of competitive bidding that don’t meet state licensure requirements, according to an article from TheChattanoogan.com.

New president at VGM Insurance

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05/22/2013

WATERLOO, Iowa – Mike Kloos has been named president of VGM Insurance, replacing Tom Jones, who retires May 31. Kloos joins VGM from TCF Equipment Finance, where he was senior vice president of strategic business development.

CVS sticks with diabetes supplies

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05/21/2013

WOONSOCKET, R.I. – Despite drastic changes set to take effect July 1, CVS will continue to provide diabetes supplies to Medicare patients, according to a press release. On that date, only 18 contract suppliers will be able to provide diabetes supplies through mail order.

Study: Sleep apnea in seniors linked to Alzheimer’s

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05/21/2013

NEW YORK – Sleep apnea may somehow cause—or be caused by—Alzheimer’s disease, a new study suggests.

Lawmakers back Round 2 delay

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05/20/2013

WASHINGTON – Two separate pairs of congressmen have penned letters aiming to push back the July 1 implementation of Round 2 of competitive bidding, according to reports from The VGM Group an

Norco acquires two providers

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05/20/2013

BOISE, Idaho – Norco, a full-line HME provider based here, has made two acquisitions in the Northwest, according to a press release.

Study: CPAP may benefit those with prediabetes

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05/20/2013

PHILADELPHIA –Prediabetic patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) saw significant improvement in their glucose levels after CPAP treatment, according to a small clinical trial.

Sleep Nation launches live call service

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05/17/2013

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Sleep Nation, a provider of CPAP supplies, has bundled its call center, insurance eligibility and fulfillment teams into a live call service for providers, according to a press release.

CMS adds three new DME codes

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05/17/2013

WASHINGTON – CMS has added three new codes for custom DME, according to an announcement.

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