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  • NOTICE OF DATA PRIVACY EVENT

    NOTICE OF DATA PRIVACY EVENT

    Northwood recently discovered an incident that may affect the security of personal information of certain individuals, including those who received durable medical equipment either supplied or managed by Northwood. We take this incident very seriously, and we have been working diligently with the assistance of third-party forensic investigators to determine the full nature and scope of this incident. We are taking additional actions to strengthen the security of our email systems moving forward.

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  • Durable Medical Equipment Benefits

    To put it mildly, the durable medical equipment (DME) marketplace can seem convoluted. Many patients have complicated requirements when it comes to these products, which could include oxygen, wheelchairs and medical supplies. In fact, it can be difficult for many insurance carriers to stay completely up-to-date with the DME industry, especially in terms of technological

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  • Awareness Month Feature: February

    February is American Heart Month. What are you doing to take care of your heart? According to the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, there are a few steps you can take to lower your risk of developing heart disease. To lower your risk: • Watch your weight. • Quit smoking and stay away

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  • WHAT’S NEW AT NORTHWOOD?

    Northwood Announces “Fast Track Program” For Auto No-Fault And Workers’ Compensation Claimants

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  • The Specialty Pharmacy Boom Continues

    For 2014, we estimate that retail, mail, and specialty pharmacies dispensed about $78 billion in specialty pharmaceuticals. How many pharmacies dispensed these drugs? Surprisingly, we still can’t definitively answer this question, as I explain below. To measure specialty pharmacy growth, I worked with a renowned mathematician to crunch data from URAC, an independent accreditation company.

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