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Briefs: MIT Holding boosts mail order presence

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03/24/2011

SAVANNAH, Ga. - MIT Holding got a lot bigger in February when it acquired National Direct Home Pharmacy and Palmetto Long Term Care Pharmacy. The deal creates a home delivery/mail order pharmacy with annual gross sales of $18 million, MIT said in a release.

Neb-meds: Budesonide plunges, bill could provide relief

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03/24/2011

BALTIMORE - One quarter you're up, the next quarter you're down, at least if you're a provider who dispenses the nebulizer drug budesonide.

AASM launches accreditation program for home sleep testing

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03/08/2011

DARIEN, Ill. - Diversifying into the home sleep testing business may be a little more attractive to HME providers, now that the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) has given it a vote of confidence.

CMS admits RAC got it wrong

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03/03/2011

FARGO, N.D. - CMS plans to halt automated CPAP audits in Jurisdiction D after learning that its contractor has misinterpreted Medicare policy, AAHomecare reported last week.

CMS admits RAC got it wrong

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03/02/2011

CMS plans to halt automated CPAP audits in Jurisdiction D after learning that its contractor has misinterpreted Medicare policy, AAHomecare reported this week.

Association launches online show

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02/27/2011

HOUSTON - Rhonda Turner is taking to the airwaves with a call-in radio show.

Kathleen Jaeger: Pharmacists 'stand ready to help'

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02/27/2011

With issues like competitive bidding, diabetes mail order and reimbursement cuts posing threats to community pharmacists, it's a challenging time to take on the job of executive vice president and CEO of the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA). But Kathleen Jaeger, who did just that in November, saw only a "wonderful opportunity." Jaeger, a pharmacist and lawyer by training, spoke with HME News recently about the future she sees for independent pharmacists.

CarePoint likes Texas market

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02/27/2011

CINCINNATI - Home infusion provider CarePoint Partners continues to build its network, acquiring Houston-based ivA Lifetec, it announced Jan. 18.

Bright ideas on horizon at annual show

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02/27/2011

GLENDALE, Ariz. - The typical women's health provider nowadays is a savvy businesswoman committed to her patients and her business. It's a balancing act that this year's "Focus on the Future Conference and Tradeshow" seeks to help them maintain.

Jane Bunch takes providers to school

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02/27/2011

MARIETTA, Ga. - Industry billing guru Jane Bunch ended 2010 and began 2011 with a one-two punch.

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