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AAHomecare, HME provider take CMS to court

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06/20/2013

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare and Havre de Grace, Md.-based Home Mediservice have filed a lawsuit against Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), asking her to stop the July 1 expansion of competitive bidding because of “licensing irregularities.”

Senators introduce bill to improve Medicare transparency

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06/19/2013

WASHINGTON – Sens. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., are reintroducing a bill to make Medicare claims and billing data more transparent, according to a press release.

Texas provider sentenced in $6.7M fraud scheme

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06/19/2013

WASHINGTON – The owner and operator of a Louisiana-based HME company received a 97-month prison sentence for his role in a $6.7 million Medicare fraud scheme, according to a press release from the Department of Justice (DOJ). On Dec.

Short takes: Invacare, Nonin Medical, J&B Medical

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06/19/2013

Another class action lawsuit has been filed against Invacare for allegedly issuing false statements to its investors, this time by the Lifshitz Law Firm, based in New York.

ResMed adds social component to sleep therapy

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06/18/2013

SAN DIEGO and SEATTLE – ResMed is using Numera Social, a telehealth platform, to power its online patient engagement tool called SleepSeeker, according to a press release.

VGM Group inks agreement with Benefits365

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06/18/2013

WATERLOO, Iowa – The VGM Group has signed an agreement with Benefits365, a company that helps HME providers convert beneficiaries to Medicare Advantage plans, according to a press release.

Diabetes Care Club preps for national mail-order program

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06/18/2013

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – With the start date closing in on the national mail-order program for diabetes supplies, Diabetes Care Club is ramping up its operations and product offerings to prepare for an expected increase in patients, according to a press release.

BioScrip buys CarePoint Partners

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06/17/2013

ELMSFORD, N.Y. – BioScrip has agreed to acquire CarePoint Partners for $223 million, bringing together two of the major players in home infusion therapy, according to a press release.

Mediware acquires Fastrack

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06/17/2013

LENEXA, Kan. – Mediware Information Systems is buying Fastrack Healthcare Systems, providing a boost to its existing Alternate Care Solutions product portfolio, according to a letter to customers.

Big Cs at Heartland: competitive bidding, change

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06/14/2013

WATERLOO, Iowa – The tide may be turning on CMS and its competitive bidding program, industry stakeholders told attendees at The VGM Group’s Heartland Conference last week.

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