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Soleo extends Midwest presence

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11/20/2019

MCKINNEY, Texas – Soleo Health has acquired the pharmacy business of Dayton, Ohio-based Paragon Infusion Therapy, which has a presence in southeast Ohio and throughout Indiana and Kentucky.

Judge freezes assets in test strip rebate case

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11/19/2019

INDIANAPOLIS – A judge has granted a motion to freeze certain assets of Priority Healthcare Corp., the latest development in a lawsuit over “unwarranted rebates.”

Competitively bid vents? Providers fear worst

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11/15/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine – There are too many unknowns and there is too much at stake for CMS to include non-invasive ventilators in its competitive bidding program, providers say.

Stakeholders run with vent bill

‘They are very concerned about CMS and they want a remedy’
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11/08/2019

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders are prioritizing the 180 members of the House of Representatives who signed a letter asking CMS to drop non-invasive vents from competitive bidding to now support H.R. 4945.

Viemed bolsters growth plans

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11/08/2019

LAFAYETTE, La. – Viemed Healthcare has racked up new payer contracts and added multi-function ventilators to its product portfolio, as it pushes to have a larger presence nationwide.

The Netflix effect: Adults give up sleep to binge-watch

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11/06/2019

DARIEN, Ill. – A “whopping” 88% of American adults have lost sleep due to binge-watching a TV show or streaming series, according to the results of a new survey from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Five lawmakers introduce SMART vent bill

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11/04/2019

WASHINGTON – A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced a bill that would delay the inclusion of ventilators from the competitive bidding program for five years.

CPAP supplies: OIG adds another layer of scrutiny

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11/01/2019

WASHINGTON – Providers who get request letters from the Office of Inspector General for documentation for CPAP replacement supplies need to take them seriously, because there could be a lot of money at stake, say industry stakeholders.

DMS looks beyond strips

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10/28/2019

NEW ORLEANS –With the national mail-order program for diabetes testing supplies drastically changing the marketplace, provider Cynthia Pazos made a deliberate shift toward insulin pumps and other advanced diabetes therapies in 2016—and hasn’t looked back.

CMS downplays vent concerns

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10/24/2019

WASHINGTON – CMS says it has safeguards in place to protect beneficiary access to non-invasive ventilators during Round 2021 of competitive bidding.

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