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CMS greenlights CGMs for coverage

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01/17/2017

WASHINGTON – CMS classified “therapeutic” continuous glucose monitoring systems as durable medical equipment in a Jan. 12 ruling.

CMS outlines qualifications for O&P

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01/13/2017

WASHINGTON – CMS published a sweeping proposed rule in the Federal Register on Jan. 12 outlining the qualifications needed for practitioners and suppliers to furnish and fabricate prosthetics and custom-fabricated orthotics, and the accreditation requirements needed to bill for them.

Domtar committed to growing DTC biz

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01/03/2017

FORT MILL, S.C. – Domtar’s acquisition of Home Delivery Incontinence Services fits well with the company’s “big vision” for growing its direct-to-consumer business.

Breathalyzer targets ‘stunningly low’ compliance for glucose checks

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01/03/2017

For decades, researchers have sought to find noninvasive ways for people with diabetes to test their blood glucose levels without the dreaded finger stick. Western New England University professors Dr. Ronny Priefer and Dr.

Burmans refocuses on supplies

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01/03/2017

PHILADELPHIA – After more than a half century in business, provider Steve Burman recently sold Burmans Pharmacy, the community pharmacy his father founded.

Sleep stakeholders look to passage of guidelines in 2017

‘There’s going to be a large number of drivers who are going to need these services’
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12/30/2016

WASHINGTON – Mandatory sleep testing and treatment guidelines for commercial drivers are on the verge of becoming a reality, and stakeholders are hopeful that the recent presidential election won’t put the brakes on that.

Sleep clinic agrees to pay $2.6M for dual role

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12/30/2016

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Bay Sleep Clinic and its related businesses have agreed to pay $2.6 million to settle allegations that they were involved in both the diagnosis and treatment of sleep patients, a violation of Medicare rules and regulations.

Arriva Medical appeals revocation

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12/29/2016

WALTHAM, Mass. – The parent company of Arriva Medical, a contract supplier under Medicare’s national mail-order program for diabetes testing supplies, has filed an appeal with the administrative law judge seeking to reinstate its billing status.

FDA expands approval for CGM system

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12/23/2016

SAN DIEGO – Dexcom has received expanded approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the G5 mobile continuous glucose monitoring system.

Bain Capital acquires Epic Health Services

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12/20/2016

DALLAS – Epic Health Services has agreed to be acquired by Bain Capital Private Equity, it announced Dec. 19.

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