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Q&A: Sarah Brundidge brings RT to the forefront

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07/01/2019

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Many people don’t know what respiratory therapy is, and that’s what Sarah Brundidge, who was voted president-elect of the Wisconsin Society for Respiratory Care (WSRC), wants to change.

UroMed’s exit creates void, especially for Medicaid patients

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06/28/2019

SUWANEE, Ga. – Providers say they’ve been fielding calls from patients scrambling to find a new source for urology and other supplies in the aftermath of UroMed’s announcement that it will close on July 8.

Soleo sees opportunity in data

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06/21/2019

MCKINNEY, Texas – Soleo Health has been on an aggressive growth path since its launch in 2014, adding locations and therapies, says CEO Drew Walk.

Senate joins House to preserve access to vents

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06/19/2019

WASHINGTON – Sens. Bill Cassidy, R-La., amd Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, are spearheading a sign-on letter asking HHS and CMS to drop non-invasive vents from Round 2021 of the competitive bidding program.

RAC to audit test strips

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06/18/2019

WASHINGTON – Performant, the national RAC for DME, received approval from CMS on June 14 to audit blood glucose test strips (A4253) nationwide.

UroMed to close

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06/13/2019

SUWANEE, Ga. – UroMed, a provider of urological, incontinence and other disposable medical supplies, will close on July 8, according to a letter to its customers.

SoClean campaign: A bold new enterprise

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06/07/2019

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. – SoClean’s new marketing campaign featuring actor William Shatner will help to raise awareness about the importance of CPAP cleaning and will boost sales, the company and providers say.

Claim denials in error, says UnitedHealthcare

Stakeholders had sought clarification from the payer in response to provider concerns
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05/03/2019

Editor's note: This story has been updated.

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Recent confusion about whether UnitedHealthcare would pay for certain CPAP supplies was the result of a systems error, says the payer.

KCI sells to 3M

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05/03/2019

SAN ANTONIO and NEW YORK – A consortium of funds led by Apax Partners has entered into a definitive agreement to sell Acelity and its KCI subsidiaries worldwide to 3M for about $6.725 billion.

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