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Failing to get through to CMS, NHIA makes its case in court

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02/22/2019

WASHINGTON – Stakeholders say they were left with no other options when they filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services over its transitional payment for home infusion services.

US joins lawsuit against defunct Arriva Medical

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02/21/2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The U.S. Justice Department has joined in a lawsuit that alleges Arriva Medical offered Medicare beneficiaries “free upgrades” of glucometers.

NHIA sues over transitional payment

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02/15/2019

WASHINGTON – The National Home Infusion Association is suing the Department of Health and Human Services over its transitional payment for home infusion therapy services.

Repap.com makes sleep therapy affordable with refurbished devices

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02/01/2019

LAS VEGAS – Provider Jim Boyle says he has created a business model that gets equipment to patients quicker and alleviates their “sticker shock.”

ActivStyle takes stand against low reimbursement

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01/30/2019

MINNEAPOLIS – With IlliniCare Health holding fast to its drastic cuts to reimbursement for incontinence supplies, ActivStyle has taken a hard a line.

Sleep awareness: ‘We have a lot of work ahead of us,’ says AAHS

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01/25/2019

DARIEN, Ill. – The importance of a good night’s sleep makes headlines regularly, and more and more medical professionals recognize the role of sleep in overall health, but a new survey from the American Alliance for Healthy Sleep, shows barriers remain.

Jim Hewlett works for ‘goose bumps’

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01/24/2019

Jim Hewlett worked in marketing and merchandising before he decided to pursue a career in orthotics, first working directly with patients and later, developing accreditation standards and testing and inspection protocols.

Most read: Vents dominated headlines in 2018

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01/24/2019

As so often happens, 2018 was a year that saw forward progress, even as CMS seemed poised to take at least one giant step backward, as is reflected in our Top 5 most-read specialty provider stories.

NHIA: Unblur lines at upcoming conference

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01/18/2019

ORLANDO, Fla. – The lines between home infusion and specialty pharmacy are blurring and this year’s National Home Infusion Association Conference aims to bring some clarity to that trend, organizers say.

ABC Medical’s Seeds of Hope takes root in California

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01/18/2019

SAN DIEGO – San Diego State University (SDSU) has become the first college in California to offer an adaptive sports program, thanks in large part to the Seeds of Hope Initiative. 

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