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On the move: Bill would provide some relief from payment gap

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07/14/2017

WASHINGTON – It’s not a perfect fix, but a new bill that would create a “temporary transitional payment” for home infusion drugs is a step in the right direction, say industry leaders.

Bill would fix payment gap for home infusion

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07/11/2017

WASHINGTON – Reps. Pat Tiberi, R-Ohio, and Bill Pascrell, D-N.J., have introduced a bill that would create a “temporary transitional payment” for home infusion drugs beginning Jan. 1, 2019.

ASP Global expands into home medical supplies

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07/07/2017

ATLANTA – With its acquisition of Professional Healing Solutions, a DME provider, ASP Global says it has closed the loop from hospital to home.

Women’s health advocates ready to drum up support for legislation

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06/30/2017

WASHINGTON – A recently introduced bill seeking Medicare coverage for wigs is an exciting step forward for women’s health, say advocates.

Liberty Medical looks to sell assets

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06/30/2017

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – Mail-order supplier Liberty Medical may close on deal next month to sell the majority of its assets.

Amputee community: Give us ‘leg to stand on’

AOPA, Amputee Coalition speak out on healthcare reform
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06/28/2017

WASHINGTON – O&P stakeholders yesterday called on lawmakers to ensure that any healthcare reform plan does not return America to a pre-ACA world where amputees can’t afford a leg.

Legislation seeks Medicare coverage for wigs

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06/27/2017

WASHINGTON – A new bill in the House of Representatives would pave the way for wigs to be covered as durable medical equipment.

Keep it clean

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06/26/2017

For the millions of people living with sleep apnea, CPAP machines can be life-changing, but regular upkeep is required to maintain their peak performance.

CPAP withdrawal: It may foster diabetes, heart disease, study says

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06/16/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine – Not using CPAP therapy could have grave repercussions for patients with sleep apnea, according to a study published this month in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

Bricks-and-mortar sleep provider takes sales online

Advanced Sleep Medicine Services launches e-commerce store, accepts both cash and insurance
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06/09/2017

ENCINO, Calif. – Getting insurers to pay for needed CPAP supplies has become such a hassle that many patients are opting to pay cash instead, says provider Kermit Newman.

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