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CCS Medical looks beyond diabetes

‘A lot of those patients have co-morbidities'

FARMER’S BRANCH, Texas – Tony Vehadian, who was recently named CEO of CCS Medical, says delivering health care to the home is an exciting place to be.

DME MACs to retire LCDs for nutrition

Coverage criteria defaults to national coverage determination

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The DME MACs will retire their local coverage determinations for parenteral nutrition and enteral nutrition effective Nov. 12, according to the National Home Infusion Association.

Q&A: Monique Nelson wins ‘Hero’ award


FRISCO, Texas - Monique Nelson, director of patient advocacy at Soleo Health, recently took home a Gold Stevie Award at this year’s International Business Awards.

PHS grows with Alliance Medical Supply


ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Pediatric Home Service has partnered with Alliance Medical Supply in San Antonio to expand its presence in Texas. 

LifeScan expands into e-commerce


MALVERN, Pa. – LifeScan has launched the OneTouch Amazon storefront and introduced the OneTouch Verio 30-count Test Strip value pack.

Soleo Direct uses data to keep patients home


FRISCO, Texas – A new program that seeks to get patients started on infusion therapy without a hospital visit is coinciding with an inflection point in health care created by the ongoing pandemic, says Soleo Health CEO Drew Walk.

Medtronic seeks to integrate CGM, smart pen


DUBLIN, Ireland – Although Medtronic is a leader in insulin pump technology, the majority of people with diabetes who use insulin still opt for injections—that’s why the company wants to “close the loop” for those patients.

OIG: Medicare pays too much for non-invasive vents

Agency recommends CMS include E0466 in bid program ‘as soon as possible’

WASHINGTON – Medicare pays more for non-invasive ventilators than certain other payers, according to a new report from the Office of Inspector General.

PE firm buys Paragon Healthcare


AUSTIN, Texas – An affiliate of Peak Rock Capital, a middle-market private equity firm, has completed its acquisition of Paragon Healthcare, a provider of ambulatory and home infusion services and specialty pharmacy services.

Ascensia bets on CGMs

As part of partnership, company provides up to $50M in financing to Senseonics

BASEL, Switzerland – Ascencia’s new partnership with Senseonics is a big nod to continuous glucose monitors as the next best step in diabetes management.