Also Noted

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.

Invacare supports wheelchair games

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05/17/2013

ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare will sponsor the Buckeye Wheelchair Games, scheduled for May 16-18 at the Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio, according to a press release.

Landauer, Allcare merge

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05/16/2013

PLAINVIEW and MT. VERNON, N.Y. – Two New York-based DME providers, Landauer Metropolitan and Allcare Medical, have agreed to merge operations.

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