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  • Bid relief: Time to rack up co-signers, stakeholders say
    ‘It’s not time for grassroots to sit back’
    09/21/2017
    Liz Beaulieu

    WASHINGTON – Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers, R-Wash., began circulating a sign-on letter Sept. 19 to put pressure on the Office of Management and Budget to move on a competitive bidding-related interim final rule that’s currently under its review.

    “Our...

  • Bid relief update: House applies pressure on OMB
    09/20/2017
    HME News Staff

    WASHINGTON – Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers, R-Wash., has launched a congressional sign-on letter that asks the Office of Management and Budget to clear a competitive bidding-related interim final rule currently under its review, AAHomecare reports.

    In the letter to Director Mick Mulvaney, McMorris-Rodgers specifically...

  • Diplomat Pharmacy targets key markets
    09/19/2017
    HME News Staff

    FLINT, Mich. – Diplomat Pharmacy has acquired Focus Rx Pharmacy Services, a specialty and infusion pharmacy with two locations in New York state.

    “This partnership opens growth opportunities, especially in the key markets of New York and New Jersey,” said Phil Rielly, vice president of...

  • Poll: United on sleep screening, divided on regulation
    ‘Transportation workers should be screened, but (it shouldn’t be a) carte blanche,’ said one respondent
    09/15/2017
    Theresa Flaherty

    YARMOUTH, Maine – Requiring transportation workers to get screened for sleep apnea is a “no brainer,” say respondents to a recent HME Newspoll.

    “Anyone who drives on an interstate highway can only...

  • SuperCare Health makes it work
    ‘I think being focused on your core strengths and hyper-focused on technology solutions is absolutely critical’
    09/15/2017
    Theresa Flaherty

    DOWNEY, Calif. – SuperCare Health picked up more than 20,000 patients and $25 million in additional revenues when it acquired the respiratory assets of LifeCare Solutions, which decided to exit...