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Graymark dips virtual toe into online market

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05/19/2010

OKLAHOMA CITY - There's a new player in the online CPAP market, but it's backed by a familiar name.

Graymark Healthcare this month launched an e-commerce venture, CPAP-supplies.com.

Preserve community access to diabetes supplies, says pharmacy group

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05/13/2010

WASHINGTON - Backers of a bill that would remove certain diabetes testing supplies from national competitive bidding say it will inject "some sanity" into the program.

Breast prostheses could get coverage boost

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04/28/2010

WASHINGTON - In what's described by industry stakeholders as a "win-win," a bill that would require Medicare to pay for custom breast forms was introduced April 22.

At Simplex, employees work it out

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04/26/2010

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – When Simplex Healthcare moved into bigger digs recently it carved out space for an unusual purpose: an employee fitness center.

Briefs

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04/26/2010

Lawmaker proposes amputee awareness

OSA: Tapping a new market

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04/26/2010

The typical candidate for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is an overweight, middle-aged male. In fact, men are eight to nine times more likely to be diagnosed than women.

Q&A: Blueprint for fitness

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04/26/2010

It doesn’t have to take a lot of money or space to create a place for employees to get a workout in, says Chris Hunter, CEO of Onlife, which works with companies to establish wellness programs and onsite fitness centers.

Sleep coalition seeks to keep sleep studies in check

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04/07/2010

YARMOUTH, Maine - When CMS approved home sleep studies in 2008, it may have opened the gates a little too wide, says a group of sleep providers.

Medicare ups ante for CPAPs

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04/01/2010

BALTIMORE - Just when CPAP providers thought CMS couldn't possibly impose more documentation requirements on them, the DME MACs last week began enforcing new local coverage determinations.

ASP figures up over last quarter

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03/25/2010

BALTIMORE - Most nebulizer medications will see a slight boost in reimbursement for the second quarter of 2010, according to average sales price (ASP) figures released March 18.

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