Also Noted

AeroCare makes two buys in Illinois

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08/29/2017

ORLANDO, Fla. – AeroCare has acquired First Choice Medical Supply and Kelly’s Medical Equipment & Supply, two DME companies in Illinois, according to the Galesburg Register-Mail.

Quantum Rehab’s iLevel hits 10K users

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08/29/2017

EXETER, Pa. – Quantum Rehab now has more than 10,000 iLevel users, the company announced Aug. 25.

EarlySense, SleepMed synch up technologies

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08/29/2017

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., and WALTHAM, Mass. – EarlySense and SleepMed have partnered to improve the detection of and treatment for obstructive sleep apnea.

Dexcom ships G5 to Medicare beneficiaries

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08/25/2017

SAN DIEGO – Dexcom has begun shipping the Dexcom G5 to Medicare beneficiaries who meet coverage requirements for continuous glucose monitoring, according to news reports. CMS in January classified “therapeutic” CGMs as DME, paving the way for coverage if certain criteria are met. In July, Dexcom reached an agreement with Ascensia Diabetes Care to bundle Ascensia’s ContourNext One glucose monitoring system with the G5. CMS has set a one-time fee of $236 to $277 for the CGM receiver, and a monthly allowable of $248.38 for related accessories. Demand for the G5 is so high that 20,000 beneficiaries are “in the pipeline” for a device. The G5 is currently the only CGM approved for insulin dosing.

MedCare closes storefront

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08/25/2017

BRADFORD, Pa. – MedCare Equipment Company has closed its retail store on East Main Street here. A company spokeswoman told The Bradford Era that the store was closed due to lower foot traffic and a change in business philosophy.

Salter Labs acquires InnoMed

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08/24/2017

LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Salter Labs has acquired Coconut Creek, Fla.-based InnoMed Technologies to broaden its airway management product offerings, according to a press release.

NCART launches survey

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08/24/2017

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – NCART has commissioned the Saunders College of Business at the Rochester Institute of Technology to conduct a confidential National CRT Provider Financial Survey.

Aeroflow forms advocacy group

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08/24/2017

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Aeroflow Healthcare today announced that it has formed a breastfeeding advocacy department to promote access to breastfeeding support, supplies and services for families nationwide.

van Halem Group gets HIPAAwise

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08/23/2017

ATLANTA – The van Halem Group, a division of The VGM Group, has finalized an agreement with HIPAAwise to exclusively offer its online HIPAA Compliance Program application to healthcare providers in the post-acute care market.

Greater Nebraska Home Infusion fills need

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08/23/2017

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – When a local pharmacy that provided home infusion services closed, Rick and Cindy Lobeda, who have owned Midwest LTC Pharmacy for 10 years, saw a need and opened Greater Nebraska Home Infusion.

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