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NHIA: Patient survey heightens advocacy efforts

‘There is no more important voice than that of the patient’

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The results of a recent patient satisfaction survey bolster efforts to make home infusion therapy more accessible, says Connie Sullivan, president of the National Home Infusion Association.

NHIA pushes lawmakers for fix


WASHINGTON – Forty-six members of the National Home Infusion Association met with more than 70 Congressional offices on Oct. 1 to discuss concerns with how CMS plans to implement a payment policy for home infusion services.

Sleep Data takes BetterNight national with investment


SAN DIEGO – Sleep Data and BetterNight, providers of sleep therapy services, and HCAP Partners, an investor, have announced a $6 million round of growth funding.

Serial entrepreneurs: Stevens, Burns make another run at supplies


BUFORD, Ga. – Having already built one successful business, the team behind UroStat Healthcare hopes to repeat their winning formula for a second time.

Sage Medical finds way to grow supplies biz


DOWNINGTON, Pa. – Sage Medical Supply has secured contracts with approximately 80% of Pennsylvania’s insurers, including commercial payers and Medicaid managed care plans, in the two years since its launch, says Robert Robinson, operations manager.

Ascension bundles post-acute care services

'With DME and home infusion, in particular, we see those two areas as significant opportunities for us to grow,’ says new exec

ST. LOUIS – Home health care is the only industry Danny Stricker knows.

CPAP EquipSource bets on choice

‘We find that patients want to try (something) different’

MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, Ohio - CPAP users who don’t have insurance or don’t want to deal with it will feel at home at CPAP EquipSource, a new cash-only provider in Ohio.

Byram advocates for working women

They’re a key customer for the company, which sells about 15,000 breast pumps each month

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Breast pumps allow women to return to work while still nursing, but many don’t know they have rights to make that transition easier. That’s something Byram Healthcare wants to change, says CEO Perry Bernocchi.

Supplies market puts providers in tough spot


YARMOUTH, Maine – Dwindling reimbursement for disposable medical supplies is hampering patients when it comes to choice, say providers.

NHIA: CMS still doesn’t get it


WASHINGTON – CMS’s recent proposed rule on payments for home infusion services “rearranges dollars,” but fails to fix fundamental structural issues with the benefit, says the National Home Infusion Association.