Also Noted

Audit tools available for download

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12/05/2013

WASHINTGON – AAHomecare’s audit checklists and tracking tool are now available to download from the association’s website.

Study examines reason for COPD in women

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12/05/2013

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The growing prevalence of COPD in women is due to changes in smoking trends, work hazards and, possibly, hormones, according to a new study published in Translational Research.

American HomePatient names new president, CEO

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12/04/2013

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Mark Lamp will take over as president and CEO of American HomePatient (AHP) on Jan. 1, the company announced Dec. 3.

Heartland IV Care sweeps enteral contracts

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12/04/2013

TOLEDO, Ohio – Heartland IV Care has been awarded contracts to provide enteral care in all nine competitive bid areas included in the Round 1 re-compete, the company announced Dec. 3.

CMS: Mail order costs more than pharmacies

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12/04/2013

ALEXANDRIA – It costs Medicare up to 83% more to fill prescriptions through mail-order pharmacies than through community pharmacies, a new analysis has found.

Water Street divests infusion company

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12/03/2013

CHICAGO – Water Street Healthcare Partners has sold Stoughton, Mass.-based Medical Specialties Distributors to New Mountain Capital, according to a Dec. 2 release.

CareCentrix program reduces readmissions

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12/03/2013

HARTFORD, Conn. – CareCentrix’s HomeSTAR program has cut hospital readmissions by 20% for Aetna members in Florida, the company announced Dec. 3.

CMS announces bidding webinars

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12/03/2013

WASHINGTON – Webinars on the Round 1 re-compete of competitive bidding have been scheduled for Dec. 9, Dec. 11 and Dec. 12, CMS has announced.

Inogen files for IPO

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12/02/2013

GOLETA, Calif. – Inogen has registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission, proposing an initial public offering of common stock, according to a Nov. 27 news release.

Former Apria exec moves to new post

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12/02/2013

DENVER – Daniel Greenleaf is now president and CEO of specialty-infusion company Home Solutions, the Denver Post reports.

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