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AdaptHealth makes pair of supply buys


PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. – AdaptHealth has expanded its medical supplies platforms with the acquisitions of Solara Medical Supplies and ActivStyle.

ADS steps up for retail pharmacies


CARLSBAD, Calif. – Advanced Diabetes Supply aims to fill a gap in the workflows of retail pharmacies through a recent partnership with Price Chopper/Market 32.

Arriva execs settle allegations


NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Two former Arriva Medical executives have settled allegations they violated the False Claims Act by agreeing to pay $500,000 each.

What's up with the diabetes? Funny you should ask.

Monday, September 24, 2018

As I was sitting down at my desk one recent morning my coworker, Cath, came to me and said, “Theresa, I guess I need to ask you about diabetes.”

Ascensia expands access for Contour products


BASEL, Switzerland – Ascensia Diabetes Care has improved access to its Contour Next meters and test strips for UnitedHealthcare members, it announced today.

Mail-order changes a ‘good first step’


WASHINGTON – Requiring CMS to enforce its own rules for the mail-order diabetes program will help to preserve beneficiary choice, say stakeholders.

Diabetes supplier dropped from lawsuit


INDIANAPOLIS – J&B Medical Supply has been dismissed from a lawsuit alleging it had sold blood glucose test strips under the retail pharmacy benefit rather than the DME benefit.

Diabetes advocates march forward


WASHINGTON – A bill that would protect access to diabetes supplies for Medicare beneficiaries is expected to get introduced in the Senate soon, say advocates.

Legislation seeks to protect access to diabetes supplies

Although bid program already requires protections, they are not readily enforced

WASHINGTON – Reps. Diana DeGette, D-Colo., Susan Brooks, R-Ind., and Tom Reed, R-N.Y., have introduced a bill to ensure Medicare beneficiaries have access to their preferred brand of diabetes supplies.

Liberty Medical looks to sell assets


PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – Mail-order supplier Liberty Medical may close on deal next month to sell the majority of its assets.