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ProMedica sells pharmacies to CVS, retains HME biz


TOLEDO, Ohio – ProMedica has sold five of its pharmacy locations in Toledo and Sylvania, Ohio, to CVS Pharmacy, according to local news reports.

Lofty goals at Lofta


SAN DIEGO – New provider Jay Levitt wants to revolutionize the sleep therapy space with a streamlined path to treatment and “shockingly” good customer service.

Brandt: Make the human connection


Harry “J.R.” Brandt has been volunteering with the Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) for 28 years, nearly as long as he’s been in the orthotics and prosthetics field.

Criticism piles up for decision to drop sleep testing


YARMOUTH, Maine – A regulation requiring sleep apnea testing for transportation workers recently fell victim to the Trump administration’s vow to slash federal regulations, but industry stakeholders say it’s not over yet.

House questions CPAP bundling program


WASHINGTON – A bipartisan group in the House of Representatives is circulating a congressional sign-on letter that asks CMS to delay a CPAP bundling pilot program from the next round of competitive bidding.

Diabetes advocates march forward


WASHINGTON – A bill that would protect access to diabetes supplies for Medicare beneficiaries is expected to get introduced in the Senate soon, say advocates.

BioScrip revenues are down, but core product mix is up


DENVER – BioScrip’s net revenues decreased 6.2% in the second quarter of 2017, but CEO Dan Greenleaf said in an earnings call the company was hitting targets.

Home infusion stakeholders turn to Senate

‘We’re hoping this moves quickly, but there is a sense of healthcare fatigue’

WASHINGTON – Home infusion stakeholders are "redoubling" their efforts to fix a payment gap now that a Senate bill has been introduced.

Home infusion legislation introduced in Senate


WASHINGTON – A bill that would create a temporary payment for home infusion services dropped in the Senate this afternoon.

Ostomy lifestyle expert feels 'lucky'


Laura Cox has served as Shield Healthcare’s ostomy living expert for 3½ years. She was hired by the company after CEO Jim Snell saw her speak about her ileostomy on an episode of Tosh.0.