Also Noted

Senators in Minnesota seek to soften blow of upcoming Medicaid cut

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02/28/2017

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Two senators in the Minnesota state legislature have introduced a bill to address a provision in the 21st Century Cures Act that would limit the federal portion of Medicaid reimbursement for HME to competitive bidding-influenced Medicare reimbursement starting in 2018.

Brightree helps providers get paid

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02/28/2017

ATLANTA – Brightree has released an app that gives HME providers a quick way to process patient payments through smartphones or tablets anywhere in real time.

VirtuOx keeps track with VirtuTrack

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02/28/2017

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. – VirtuOx, a home respiratory diagnostic provider, has released a device that allows HME providers to track their equipment in the patient’s home.

Medforce launches e-signature tool

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02/28/2017

SUFFERN, N.Y. – Medforce Technologies has launched an electronic signature tool built specifically for the healthcare industry. SignCenter allows providers to “dictate the signing experience,” Medforce says, by determining where and when a document can be signed.

NCPA reshuffles staff to boost advocacy efforts

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02/24/2017

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Community Pharmacists Association has combined its government affairs and communications departments into an Advocacy Center. As a result, the association has added one staff member, and realigned others.

Numotion offers ‘test drive’ of SoftWheels

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02/24/2017

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Numotion has launched a new demo program that allows manual wheelchair users to “test drive” a set of SoftWheels by Numotion for one week, free of charge and with no obligation to purchase.

PharMerica sees significant decreases in net income

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02/24/2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – PharMerica Corporation, a national provider of specialty home infusion and other pharmacy services, has reported $534.4 million in revenue for the fourth quarter of 2016, a 2.7% increase compared to the same quarter in 2015.

Permobil creates philanthropic arm

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02/24/2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Permobil will launch the Permobil Cares Foundation at the International Seating Symposium on March 1. The manufacturer will donate proceeds from every Permobil, TiLite and Roho product sold toward funding the foundation.

Brightree, ADSI close loop on oximetry, sleep testing

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02/24/2017

ATLANTA – Brightree has entered into an agreement to develop ordering and processing capabilities for overnight pulse oximetry and home sleep apnea testing with Advanced Diagnostic Solutions, Inc. (ADSI).

New RAC posts new reviews

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02/24/2017

WASHINGTON – Performant Recovery, the new national recovery audit contractor (RAC) for DMEPOS and home health/hospice, has posted seven new reviews on its workload page, according to AAHomecare.

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