Also Noted

WellSky cracks market for long-term acute care hospitals

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02/27/2019

LENEXA, Kan. – WellSky, a provider of health and community care technology, has acquired Health Care Software, a provider of integrated clinical and financial IT software for long-term and post-acute care providers, the companies announced Feb. 26.

Essity taps Feenan

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02/27/2019

PHILADELPHIA – Essity has named Michael Feenan vice president of sales and marketing for North America. Feenan will be responsible for the medical and incontinence businesses for the U.S. and Canada.

State news: Minnesota, Kansas

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02/26/2019

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has released budget recommendations for 2020 and 2021 that include reimbursement cuts for DME, MAMES reports.

Double accreditation for Soleo Health

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02/26/2019

MCKINNEY, Texas – Soleo Health has announced two accreditations: Home Care Accreditation from The Joint Commission and Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation from URAC.

Award highlights BOC’s ‘Sales Distinction’

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02/26/2019

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The Board of Certification/Accreditation has won a Stevie Award for Sales Distinction of the Year. It’s BOC’s ninth consecutive award.

AASM outlines CPAP therapy recommendations

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02/22/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine – Strong recommendations from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine’s new clinical practice guideline for CPAP therapy include that educational interventions be given with initiation of PAP therapy in adults with OSA.

Diabetes research: One Drop, Abbott

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02/22/2019

One Drop has announced the results of a study demonstrating a -0.93 absolute A1c improvement among people with Type 2 diabetes who use its digital therapeutic solution and Afrezza, an inhaled insulin.

MCO bill clears Kentucky House

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02/22/2019

FRANKFORT, Ky. – A bill that would hold managed care organizations more accountable passed the Kentucky House of Representatives on Thursday 100-0, VGM reports. The bill, H.B.

SMRC adds PAP supplies to to-do list

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02/21/2019

WASHINGTON – Noridian Healthcare Solutions, the Supplemental Medical Review Contractor, has added PAP supplies to its review list. The audit is a post-payment review of claims for dates of service from Jan. 1, 2017, through Dec.

Standing wheelchair survey deadline Feb. 28

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02/21/2019

ARLINGTON, Va. – RESNA has developed a survey to build support for the medical necessity of standing wheelchairs.

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