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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.

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.

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).

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%.

Provider looks to web to create revenue stream

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08/26/2010

The incontinence market is a new world for the three-year-old Clover Care, which mainly does respiratory and durable medical equipmetn. To start with, Scheible will offer product lines from a handful of manufacturers and "tweak" the offerings as she goes. A fulfillment company will process orders--which can be placed online or over the phone--handle shipping and maintain inventory.

Pharmacy goes to head of class with diabetes program

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08/26/2010

"Diabetes is one of the most prevalent diseases here," said Weathers, DMEPOS coordinator for Ken Glover Drug. "We want patients to understand that education is important, that if they listen and follow (advice), it will make a difference."

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