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California woman sentenced for Medicare fraud

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04/01/2013

LOS ANGELES – A district judge has sentenced a Carson, Calif., woman to 13 years in federal prison for her role in an $8 million Medicare fraud case involving illegal kickbacks to marketers and doctors who wrote fraudulent prescriptions, according to a press release from

Study: Sleep apnea linked to behavioral problems in children

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04/01/2013

TUCSON, Ariz. – Children with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may have higher rates of an array of behavioral problems, a study from the University of Arizona has found.

Mixon releases 'An American Journey'

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03/29/2013

CLEVELAND – Invacare Chairman Mal Mixon has published a book that details his rise from humble beginnings to successful entrepreneur.

City to sue The Scooter Store

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03/29/2013

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – The New Braunfels Industrial Development Corp. will be filing a lawsuit to recover “any and all sums owed” from The Scooter Store after the company failed to maintain a certain number of jobs, according to a local radio station.

People news: AAHomecare, OxySure Systems

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03/28/2013

AAHomecare has welcomed two new members to its leadership team for the HME/Respiratory Therapy Council.

CMS launches PMD demo website

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03/28/2013

WASHINGTON – National Government Services, the DME MAC for Jurisdiction B, has developed a new website for providers submitting prior authorization requests as part of the PMD demo in seven states.

Stand Up for Homecare raises $50K

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03/28/2013

LAS VEGAS –AAHomecare’s fundraising reception, Stand Up for Homecare, raised more than $50,000 that will go toward awareness and advocacy efforts, according to an association bulletin. The reception, held during Medtrade Spring 2013, drew more than 200 guests.

ResMed stays put

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03/27/2013

SAN DIEGO – ResMed will keep its headquarters in southern California, after its board decided the benefits of staying were greater than that of relocating, according to an article from the San Diego Union-Tribune. In Dec.

BOC expands online customer service

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03/27/2013

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) has launched an online web portal providing round-the-clock customer service to accredited facilities, according to a press release.

Somnetics products receive CE mark

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03/27/2013

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Two sleep therapy products from Somnetics International—the Transcend APAP device, and the Transcend EZEX CPAP device—have received the CE Mark, certifying that they meet European health and safety standards, according to a press release.

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