Also Noted

Therapy Supply House launches new website

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03/05/2013

HOUSTON – Therapy Supply House, an HME provider based here, is introducing a new website designed to help those with visual impairments shop for medical equipment online, according to a press release.

MedCare adds new partner

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03/04/2013

GREENSBURG, Pa. – MedCare Equipment Company, an HME provider based here, has added the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) as a partner, according to a press release.

Medtrade Spring: 300 exhibitors on show floor, 35 new products in pavilion

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03/04/2013

LAS VEGAS – The show floor at Medtrade Spring will feature 300 exhibitors and include a new product pavilion showcasing more than 35 items, according to a press release.

Report: Remote cardiac monitoring to expand by 2016

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03/04/2013

LONDON – The U.S. market for remote cardiac monitoring devices is projected to increase by 25% from 2011 to 2016, according to a report from IHS, a market research firm.

Revenues climb at Insulet

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03/01/2013

BEDFORD, Mass. – Insulet, a provider of insulin pumps for patients with diabetes, reported $58.7 million in revenues for the fourth quarter of 2012, a 23% increase over the same period in 2011. It reported net losses of $10.2 million vs. $14.3 million.

CMS extends review of K0009

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03/01/2013

WASHINGTON – CMS has requested an additional 30 days to complete its coding verification review of K0009, a code representing miscellaneous custom ultralight wheelchairs, according to a bulletin from Noridian Administrative Services.

Review finds 80% error rate for power wheelchairs

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02/28/2013

WASHINGTON – A prepayment review of power wheelchair claims processed in Jurisdiction B resulted in an 80% error rate, according to National Government Services (NSG), the DME MAC there. Of 1,022 claims processed from Oct. 1 2012­–Dec.

Review finds 85.6% error rate for intermittent caths

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02/28/2013

WASHINGTON – A prepayment review of intermittent catheterization kits processed in Jurisdiction B resulted in an 85.6% error rate, according to National Government Services (NGS), the DME MAC there. Of 257 claims processed from Sept. 1–Dec.

Reps 'concerned' about rates for diabetes testing supplies

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02/27/2013

WASHINGTON – A pair of lawmakers have asked the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to study the impact of a 72% cut, on average, to reimbursement set to go into effect July 1 as part of a national mail order program for diabetes supplies. In a letter, Reps.

Sleep960, C-PAP Horizon team up

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02/27/2013

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Signature Sleep Services (d/b/a Sleep 960) and C-PAP Horizon Project have agreed to integrate their sleep products and services, and combine their marketing efforts, according to a press release.

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