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Recently launched Upstep modernizes custom orthotics biz

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07/21/2017

NEW YORK – When a trio of siblings decided to launch a startup, Limor Katz’s nearly lifelong experience with foot pain led her and her two brothers to custom orthotics.

Legislation seeks to protect access to diabetes supplies

Although bid program already requires protections, they are not readily enforced
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07/20/2017

WASHINGTON – Reps. Diana DeGette, D-Colo., Susan Brooks, R-Ind., and Tom Reed, R-N.Y., have introduced a bill to ensure Medicare beneficiaries have access to their preferred brand of diabetes supplies.

GAO: Cover disposable devices as substitutes for DME

Health and Human Services calls move ‘premature’
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07/19/2017

WASHINGTON – The Government Accountability Office has recommended that the Department of Health and Human Services evaluates the possible costs and savings of using disposable devices as substitutes for DME and, if appropriate, seek legislative authority to cover them.

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.

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