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Walgreens continues to grow infusion business

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10/20/2010

DEERFIELD, Ill. - Walgreens in September quietly rolled up another handful of home infusion pharmacies.

Proposed diabetes LCD 'dings' providers

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10/07/2010

BALTIMORE - Diabetes providers could find themselves shouldering a heavier burden if recent proposed coverage changes get approved.

Get out the pink, it's National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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10/07/2010

Women's health providers are putting on the pink, literally, in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Contractor: CPAP claims get 'big F'

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09/26/2010

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - More than half of all CPAP claims in Jurisdiction C--63.94%--failed in a recent widespread review.

HME News TV: Have vent, can travel

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09/26/2010

LAS VEGAS - Some people take their work home with them. Provider Carlia Cichon went one better when she brought one of her ventilator patients with her to Medtrade Spring.

Brief: MAC clarifies CPAP policy

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09/26/2010

WASHINGTON – National Government Services, the Jurisdiction B MAC, issued clarifying language in August on when a patient may switch from a CPAP (E0601) to a bi-level device (E0470).

Sleep provider adds oxygen

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09/26/2010

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Call her crazy, but CPAP provider Shawn Schober recently added oxygen to her services.

Texas: Pedorthists push for licensure

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09/26/2010

AUSTIN, Texas - A group of pedorthists met with the Texas Board of Orthotics and Prosthetics in August to press for licensure.

Mail order diabetes providers urge Congress to evaluate bidding impact

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09/13/2010

WASHINGTON - Mail order diabetes providers met with lawmakers today to express their concerns with Medicare's competitive bidding program.

Diabetes supplies clobbered

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08/26/2010

When the bid amounts for Round 1.2 of national competitive bidding were released in July, mail order diabetes supplies once again took the biggest hit--an average cut of 56% compared to an average cut, overall, of 32%.

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