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Liz Richter, an agency veteran, has been named acting head of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), according to the CMS website. Richter has worked at CMS since 1990, covering a range of Medicare payment issues; she was most recently deputy center director of the Center for Medicare—where she oversaw the fee-for-service portion of Medicare. Pres. Biden’s pick to head Health and Human Services is awaiting confirmation. See her profile here
Apria, which provides home medical equipment and in-home respiratory services, is preparing for an IPO. The company filed last week to raise up to $100 million—although Renaissance Capital predicts it could raise up to eight times that. The Indianapolis-based company booked $1.1 billion in sales for the 12 months ending Sept. 30 and serves more than 2 million patients per year in 290 locations, with a focus on home oxygen, CPAP and negative pressure wound therapy. Dig into the company’s SEC filing here.

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Senior care expert Carolyn Merrick breaks down the risks of social isolation—and how to combat the growing problem—in this new webinar sponsored by Hamilton CapTel. Join us Jan. 27 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern to learn more about how the pandemic has affected social isolation and about proven therapies and technologies to combat the problem. Can't attend on the 27th? Register anyway and we'll send you a link.

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Seismic Shifts Occurring in Care Delivery
Even before COVID-19, the pendulum was swinging toward more health care delivered at home. Read more.


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