Also Noted

People: Board appointments, new hire, new chair

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02/21/2019

AAHomecare has appointed three new members to its board of directors: Michelle Templin, vice president of legislative affairs and business development for Managed Health Care Associates; Jeff Bowman, vice president of home medical equipme

ResMed, F&P put patent disputes behind them

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02/20/2019

SAN DIEGO and AUCKLAND, N.Z. – ResMed and Fisher & Paykel Healthcare have agreed to settle all outstanding patent infringement disputes between the two companies.

Abbott, Novo Nordisk seek to eliminate ‘hassle’

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02/20/2019

ABBOTT PARK, Ill. – Abbott and Novo Nordisk have partnered to integrate insulin dose data from Novo Nordisk’s connected insulin pens with digital health tools compatible with Abbot’s FreeStyle Libre continuous glucose monitoring system.

PHS to promote online learning

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02/20/2019

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Pediatric Home Service will present a case study on creating online education at the National Home Infusion Association Annual Conference, March 9–13 in Orlando, Fla.

Medtrade Spring: First time exhibitors, Early Rates

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02/19/2019

Medtrade Spring show organizers report about 40 first time exhibitors will be at the expo this year. “Companies are seeing opportunities in the DME industry,” said Kevin Gaffney, vice president and group show director.

QS/1 partnership enhances patient communications

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02/19/2019

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – QS/1 has partnered with Digital Pharmacist to offer secure, HIPAA-compliant ways for pharmacies to communicate with patients through a variety of platforms.

Lymphedema bill reintroduced

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02/15/2019

WASHINGTON – Sens. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., and Todd Young, R-Ind., reintroduced The Lymphedema Treatment Act on Feb. 14. The bill, S.

PHS adds Dr. Schmerling to board

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02/15/2019

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Pediatric Home Service, an independent pediatric homecare company, has appointed a new board member: Dr. James Schmerling, DHA, FACHE, president and CEO of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

Billing reminders: RTLT modifiers, DWOs, ABNs

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02/15/2019

WATERLOO, Iowa – HCPCS codes that require the RTLT modifiers need to be on two separate claim lines effective for dates of service beginning March 1, VGM has alerted providers.

KMESA calls for support of MCO-related bill

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02/14/2019

FRANKFORT, Ky. – KMESA is asking HME providers in Kentucky to support HB 224. Introduced last week by State Rep. Kim Moser, the bill seeks to ensure that DME providers are paid at the rate set by Kentucky Medicaid.

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