Also Noted

Stand Up for Homecare brings in $50k

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03/13/2014

LAS VEGAS – AAHomecare’s Stand Up For Homecare reception on March 11 raised an estimated $50,000, the association reported in its weekly bulletin.

With new brand, Brightree focuses on growth

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03/12/2014

LAS VEGAS – Brightree unveiled a new brand at Medtrade Spring to reflect its growing investments in technology and services in post-acute care, including home health and infusion and hospice, reports say.

ResMed rebrands

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03/11/2014

SAN DIEGO – A new tagline, “changing lives with every breath,” accompanies ResMed’s updated logo, symbolizing the oxygenation of blood.

ActiveCare program cuts healthcare costs, study says

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03/11/2014

OREM, Utah – Patients participating in ActiveCare’s diabetes management program saw first-year cost savings of nearly $3,400 each, according to a study published in US Endocrinology.

Brightree ready for ICD-10

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03/10/2014

ATLANTA – Brightree has successfully participated in ICD-10 testing with CMS.

The Audit Team, ACU-Serve formalize partnership

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03/10/2014

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio – The Audit Team has partnered with ACU-Serve to provide billing audits and appeals consulting services, and government compliance help.

Lawmakers back capped-rental delay

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03/07/2014

WASHINGTON – A group of lawmakers has written to CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner to express concerns with CMS’s plans to transition certain complex rehab items to capped-rental status on April 1.

Pharmacy partners with HME, becomes ‘healthcare destination’

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03/07/2014

MEDINA, Ohio – Discount Drug Mart has partnered with Hastings Professional Medical Equipment to make health care more convenient for its customers.

Jurisdiction C DME MAC releases results of prepay reviews

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03/07/2014

A claim review of the initial month of therapy for CPAP devices (E0601) for Oct. 1, 2013, to Dec. 31, 2013, showed a denial rate of 48%.

Colonial takes interest in Baar

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03/06/2014

ORLANDO, Fla. – Colonial Medical Supplies has become a minority shareholder in Channahon, Ill.-based Baar Home Medical.

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