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VieMed works to elevate NIV

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11/02/2018

LAFAYETTE, La. – As a relatively new technology, there’s a lack of hard data showing the effectiveness of non-invasive ventilators in treating patients, says Dr. William Frazier, chief medical officer for VieMed.

CMS finalizes temporary payment for infusion services

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11/01/2018

WASHINGTON – CMS has finalized a rule that includes a temporarily transitional payment for home infusion services, and implements a new home infusion therapy benefit.

NHIA to CMS: Don’t ‘shortchange’ home infusion

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10/30/2018

WASHINGTON – With a final rule not expected until November, industry stakeholders continue to press CMS for changes to provisions related to home infusion.

Stakeholders slam self-audits

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10/12/2018

WASHINGTON – A recent request by the DME MAC contractors for certain CPAP providers to audit themselves is setting them up to fail, say industry stakeholders.

CVS-Aetna deal clears major hurdle

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10/11/2018

WOONSOCKET, R.I. – The U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday approved the $69 billion merger between CVS Health and Aetna.

Aeratech Medical prioritizes RTs

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10/05/2018

MEDINA, Ohio – Aeratech Medical, the first place winner in this year’s HME Excellence Awards, backs up its tag line “We are Respiratory” by putting its money where it matters—in respiratory therapy.

Study highlights cost savings, health benefits of NIV

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10/05/2018

LAFAYETTE, La. – Non-invasive ventilation helps COPD patients live longer and saves Medicare money, according to a new study from VieMed and KPMG.

Custom breast forms legislation drops

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10/04/2018

WASHINGTON – A bipartisan bill that would require Medicare to cover custom breast prostheses was introduced in the House of Representatives yesterday.

ActivStyle solidifies its position as indie player

Launches Catheter Express
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10/02/2018

MINNEAPOLIS – ActivStyle, which has made a name for itself in the incontinence supplies market, wants to boost its profile in the catheter market.

Roche, pharmacies clash over ‘unwarranted’ rebates

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09/28/2018

INDIANAPOLIS – A judge has sided with Roche Diagnostics and issued a court order preventing a pharmacy network from dispensing Accu-Chek Test Strips, according to court documents.

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