Also Noted

RESNA offers reduced application fee for SMS certification

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03/06/2013

ARLINGTON, Va. – RESNA is offering a discount on the application fee for the Seating and Mobility Specialist (SMS) certification from March 5 until April 13, 2013, according to a press release.

UsersFirst launches mobile registration

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03/06/2013

NEW YORK – United Spinal Association’s grassroots advocacy program, UsersFirst, has developed a mobile registration form to rally wheelchair users and advocates in their fight against policies that limit access to mobility equipment, according to a press release.

Heartland I.V. Care: We accepted 41 bid contracts

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03/05/2013

TOLEDO, Ohio – Heartland I.V. Care has accepted 41 Medicare contracts as part of Round 2 of competitive bidding, according to a press release. Through the contracts, Heartland I.V.

Study finds correlation between sugar, diabetes

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03/05/2013

STANFORD, Calif. – A study by researchers at Stanford University has found that sugar may have a direct, independent link to Type 2 diabetes, according to an article from United Press International. Conducted by lead author Dr.

Therapy Supply House launches new website

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03/05/2013

HOUSTON – Therapy Supply House, an HME provider based here, is introducing a new website designed to help those with visual impairments shop for medical equipment online, according to a press release.

MedCare adds new partner

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03/04/2013

GREENSBURG, Pa. – MedCare Equipment Company, an HME provider based here, has added the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) as a partner, according to a press release.

Medtrade Spring: 300 exhibitors on show floor, 35 new products in pavilion

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03/04/2013

LAS VEGAS – The show floor at Medtrade Spring will feature 300 exhibitors and include a new product pavilion showcasing more than 35 items, according to a press release.

Report: Remote cardiac monitoring to expand by 2016

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03/04/2013

LONDON – The U.S. market for remote cardiac monitoring devices is projected to increase by 25% from 2011 to 2016, according to a report from IHS, a market research firm.

Revenues climb at Insulet

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03/01/2013

BEDFORD, Mass. – Insulet, a provider of insulin pumps for patients with diabetes, reported $58.7 million in revenues for the fourth quarter of 2012, a 23% increase over the same period in 2011. It reported net losses of $10.2 million vs. $14.3 million.

CMS extends review of K0009

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03/01/2013

WASHINGTON – CMS has requested an additional 30 days to complete its coding verification review of K0009, a code representing miscellaneous custom ultralight wheelchairs, according to a bulletin from Noridian Administrative Services.

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