Also Noted

Roberts Home Medical expands

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12/18/2012

GERMANTOWN, Pa. – Roberts Home Medical Equipment recently acquired Frederick Memorial Hospital Home Medical Equipment, according to a message to customers on the hospital’s website.

Graham-Field to manufacture Simmons support surfaces

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12/17/2012

ATLANTA, Ga. – GF Health Products (Graham-Field) has been awarded an exclusive licensing agreement to manufacture Simmons therapeutic support surfaces, according to a press release.

Binson’s holds Wigs 4 Kids fundraiser

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12/17/2012

CENTER LINE, Mich. – More than 35 people turned out for a recent “Haircuts for the Holidays” fundraiser organized by Binson’s Home Health Care Centers, according to a press release.

Gov’t makes conviction on $6.7M fraud scheme

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12/14/2012

WASHINGTON – The owner and operator of Joy Supply and General Services in Shreveport, La., was convicted Dec. 14 by a federal jury for his role in a $6.7 million Medicare fraud scheme, according to a press release from the Department of Justice.

Probe finds 98% error rate for enteral

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12/14/2012

WASHINGTON – A prepayment probe by the Jurisdiction D DME MAC found that 98 of 100 reviewed enteral claims were denied because of various primary documentation errors, according to a CMS bulletin.

Sen. Blumenthal visits ATG

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12/13/2012

ROCKY HILL, Conn. – Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., met with ATG Rehab customers and executives on Dec. 12, according to a press release.

Peoples Medical to move to larger location

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12/13/2012

NORTH HAVEN, Conn. – Peoples Medical & Peoples Pharmacy Express, a provider of respiratory and home medical equipment, is moving its administrative offices, pharmacy and showroom to a new location in North Haven, according to a press release.

AMEPA launches patient advocacy line

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12/12/2012

MIAMI – AMEPA has launched a patient advocacy line to help facilitate patients, caregivers, and providers calling their representatives and asking them to co-sponsor the market-pricing program (MPP), according to a bulletin from the group.

Top callers for MPP: Conn., N.C., Ala., N.Y., Minn.

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12/12/2012

WASHINGTON – Connecticut came out on top during the Dec. 4 and 5 “Shutdown the Switchboard” event, according to a bulletin from The VGM Group. The event, spearheaded by VGM and NAIMES, urged industry stakeholders to call and tell their representatives to co-sponsor H.R.

Prism Medical buys Medcare’s manufacturing assets

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12/11/2012

TORONTO – Prism Medical, a DME provider based here that focuses on mobility equipment and services, recently acquired the manufacturing assets of Medcare Products for $10 million in cash, according to a press release.

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