Also Noted

Quantum Rehab expands western branch

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04/30/2013

EXETER, Pa. – Quantum Rehab, a division of Pride Mobility Products, is boosting the production capacity, delivery capabilities, parts inventory and staff support for Quantum Western America, according to a press release.

Invacare board members buy shares

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04/30/2013

ELYRIA, Ohio – A trio of Invacare board members bought shares of the company’s stock on April 29, according to news reports. Ellen Tauscher and Dale LaPorte each bought 1,000 shares at a cost of $12.30 and $12.24 for $12,297 and $12,240, respectively.

Coming soon: HME store in retirement community

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04/29/2013

NAPLES, Fla. – Max-Wellness, a Cleveland-based health and wellness company, will open a Mini-Max store in an upscale retirement community in Naples, Fla., on May 7, according to a press release.

Numotion offers Active Controls system

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04/29/2013

ROCKY HILL, Conn. – Numotion, the company formed from the merger of ATG Rehab and United Seating and Mobility, now offers a midline mounting system for power wheelchair drive controls from Active Controls, according to a press release.

Van Halem Group hires Medicare clinician

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04/29/2013

ATLANTA – The van Halem Group has hired Jane Naig, RN, to serve as a senior clinical consultant, according to a press release.

TSS, CMS reach agreement

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04/26/2013

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – The Scooter Store has reached an agreement with CMS that lifts apayment freezeon the company, according to an article from mysanantonio.com. Thecompany can nowreceive payments from CMS, allowing it to avoid liquidation, according to the article.

Washington state passes CRT bill

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04/26/2013

OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Washington state legislature has approved HB 1445, a bill that creates a separate benefit category for complex rehab technology (CRT) within the Medicaid program, according to a press release from NCART.

New hire to ‘build business’ at CarePoint Medical

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04/26/2013

RICHMOND, Va. – CarePoint Medical has hired Ronald Reed as vice president of business development, according to a press release. Reed will be responsible for helping the company expand into new categories and grow its revenue base.

CMS delays PECOS edit

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04/25/2013

WASHINGTON – CMS is pushing back the start date for edits to the Provider Enrollment, Chain, and Ownership System (PECOS).

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