Also Noted

CMS updates code list for Cures provision

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02/20/2018

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has received an updated list of HCPCS codes that are affected by a provision in the 21st Century Cures Act that requires the federal government to limit its portion of Medicaid reimbursement to Medicare reimbursement.

Industry attorney Caesar dies

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02/20/2018

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Neil Caesar, an HME industry attorney and speaker, passed away Feb. 11. The president of the Health Law Center was 60. Caesar died from complications from a lengthy illness. He was a 20-year lung cancer survivor.

Lab Tactical launches online academy

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02/20/2018

ATLANTA – Lab Tactical Consulting has launched LabTac Academy, a collection of online courses for HME leaders. The courses draw on the Lab Tactical team’s experiences in the field with providers.

FODAC receives two grants worth $80K

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02/16/2018

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – Friends of Disabled Adults and Children has been named the winner of two “2018 Collaborative Innovation Grants” totaling $80,000.

KCI to lay off 68 employees

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02/15/2018

SAN ANTONIO – KCI USA, a subsidiary of Acelity, will lay off 68 workers in May, according to a notice filed with state labor regulators and reported by the San Antonio Express-News.

Investment firm divests pediatric provider

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02/15/2018

HOUSTON – Main Street Capital has sold Marietta, Ga.-based SoftTouch Medical to a sponsor-backed strategic buyer, it announced Feb. 14.

DASCO leverages Apacheta to gain efficiencies

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02/14/2018

WESTERVILLE, Ohio – DASCO Home Medical Equipment has added approximately 2,500 new confirmed orders each month, after tapping Apacheta’s mobile solution to gain more oversight of its delivery techs and streamline business operations.

VMI launches accessible SUV

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02/14/2018

PHOENIX – Vantage Mobility International has launched the VMI Honda Pilot Northstar E, a spacious, accessible SUV.

Shield HealthCare expands into Arkansas

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02/13/2018

VALENCIA, Calif. – Shield HealthCare has expanded into Arkansas, demonstrating its commitment to the “ongoing growth of the company as a nationwide medical suppler leader,” it says.

Invacare confirms move to France

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02/13/2018

ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare will transfer production of Küschall manual wheelchairs from its facility in Witterswil, Switzerland, to its facility in Fondettes, France, by the end of the third quarter of this year.

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