Also Noted

Medical Supply Liquidators: Open for business

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06/10/2013

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Medical Supply Liquidators, an online supplier of diabetic supplies, is celebrating its grand opening, according to a press release.

Graham-Field buys Hausted

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06/07/2013

ATLANTA – Graham-Field (GF) Health Products, a manufacturer of home health products, has completed the acquisition of Hausted, a manufacturer of patient handling equipment, including stretchers and chairs, according to a press release.

Providers make case against bid program at hearing

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06/07/2013

SEATTLE – Several providers testified about the potentially damaging consequences of Medicare’s competitive bidding program at a recent regulatory fairness hearing hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration, according to a press release from VGM & Associates.

Medtrade opens early bird registration

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06/07/2013

ATLANTA – Early bird registration is now open for Medtrade, scheduled for Oct. 7-10 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, according to a press release.

Binson’s celebrates 60 years with expansion

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06/06/2013

CENTER LINE, Mich. – On the strength of its success in the competitive bidding program, Binson’s Home Health Care is celebrating its 60th anniversary by hiring up to 100 new employees, according to a press release.

Report: COPD on the rise among women

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06/06/2013

WASHINGTON – Women are 37% more likely to have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than men and now account for more than half of all deaths attributed to the disease in the United States, according to a report from the American Lung Association.

Law firms file class action lawsuits against Invacare

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06/05/2013

ELYRIA, Ohio – Two law firms have filed class action lawsuits against Invacare on behalf of investors who bought stock between July 22, 2010, and Dec. 7, 2011, according to press releases.

101 Mobility opens in Atlanta

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06/05/2013

ATLANTA – A trio of experienced entrepreneurs have opened a 101 Mobility franchise in Atlanta, according to a press release. Wayne Offenhauer, Garol Orr and Bill Orr, all veterans of the residential home construction industry, are making the transition to HME.

Senators introduce audit legislation

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06/04/2013

WASHINGTON – Sens. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., and Roy Blunt, R-Mo., recently introduced a Senate companion bill to the Medicare Audit Improvement Act, which was re-introduced in the House in March, according to news reports.

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