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3B/BMC Notches Two Patent Wins

CPAP maker's patent dispute with ResMed sees progress with ITC and in Germany.

NPWT Device Market Poised for Growth

Global market for negative pressure wound therapy devices to reach $4.2 billion by 2019.

Performance Health Buys Thera Pearl

Pain management company also announces merger with Cramer Products.

Philips Launching COPD Survey

In a nod to World COPD Day, respiratory equipment maker begins international survey.

CMS Expands for PMD Prior Auth. Demo

Prior authorization project for scooters and most power wheelchairs expanded to a total of 19 states.

MED Group, OmniSYS Strike a Deal

OmniSYS will offer MED Group members revenue cycle management and compliance services.

AIR Act Regains Momentum

Bill to reform CMS’s out-of-control audit program adds more congressional co-sponsors.

Binding Bids Bill Shoots to 61 Backers

12 more lawmakers attach their signatures to bill that would fix a key competitive bidding flaw.



COPD Prevalence Has Increased in Past Decade

COPD frequency has increased from 6 to 7 percent of adults aged 40 years and older.

DeVilbiss Launches Online Ordering System

Web-based portal helps providers place new orders, request quotes, look up product pricing and availability.

AAHomecare Summarizes Midterms’ Impact

Association details how the fallout from the recent elections will affect the industry’s legislative efforts.

3B Medical Devices Now Detect Open Airway Apnea

New real-time reporting capability can act as a surrogate marker for CSA.

AAHomecare Advances Agenda for Battling Audit Backlog

Video: Association's Pres. Ryan spoke at OMHA Appellant Forum last week; slated to meet with Chief ALJ Griswold next week.

NSM Acquires Hudson Seating & Mobility

Purchase adds nine new branch offices and nearly 200 employees.

CMS Releases Bidding Expansion, Bundling Final Rule

Medicare will phase in bundling; finalizes rural pricing method; starts adjusted bidding pricing on Jan. 1, 2016.

Study: CPAP Users Feel, Perform Better

National Sleep Therapy survey shows improved mental and physical capabilities.

AAHomecare’s Ryan: 'We Can Beat This Thing'

Association updates industry on efforts to rein in competitive bidding, as well other initiatives.

VGM Offers Assistance with DME State Licensure

Member service organization argues state DME licenses create health safeguards.

Industry Descends on Medtrade 2014

Event features business solutions as well as power soccer exhibit.

Standup for Homecare: Diamond Challenges Industry

Drive CEO calls on event attendees to step up their support; Homecare Champions honored.

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