Also Noted

Supply company owner indicted for fraud

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10/25/2013

WASHINGTON – Jacob Kilgore, former co-owner of Salt Lake City-based Orbit Medical, has been indicted for his role in a $20 million Medicare fraud scheme, justice department officials have announced.

DME MAC outlines provider responsibilities

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10/24/2013

WASHINGTON – CMS has yet to issue official guidance concerning abandoned oxygen patients, other than to say the new providers who pick them up can bill for new 36-month rental periods.

Home Care Medical wins Network Health contract

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10/24/2013

NEW BERLIN, Wisc. – Home Care Medical has become an in-network provider for Network Health, the company announced Oct. 24.

ACHC, DNV offer ‘total accreditation solution'

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10/24/2013

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Accreditation Commission for Heath Care (ACHC) has teamed up with Norway-based DNV Healthcare to offer a “total accreditation solution” for hospitals seeking alternative accreditation, ACHC has announced.

Kolacinski joins Home Health Depot

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10/23/2013

INDIANAPOLIS – Erik Kolacinski is the new area vice president of Home Health Depot’s Complex Rehab Division, the company announced Oct. 21

Government announces $12M Medicare fraud settlement

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10/23/2013

NEW ORLEANS – Robert Shea and Mark Franz, owners of a pair of Kansas-based diabetic supply companies, will pay the government $7 million to settle allegations of fraud, U.S. Attorney Kenneth Allen Polite, Jr., announced Oct. 22.

Sunrise’s Quickie IRIS celebrates 10 years

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10/23/2013

FRESNO, Calif. – It’s been a decade since Sunrise Medical introduced a wheelchair that rotates in space around the user’s center of gravity without the use of gas springs, the company recently announced.

Survey respondents could win trip to Medtrade

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10/22/2013

ORLANDO, Fla. – Medtrade has wrapped up 2013 and is looking ahead to 2014.

Reviews underway for oxygen, neb meds

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10/22/2013

FARGO, N.D. – Noridian, the Jurisdiction D DME MAC is conducting prepayment reviews of oxygen and oxygen equipment claims, and compliance reviews of neb-med claims.

Mobility notes: 101 Mobility honored, VMI sponsors MD event

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10/22/2013

WILMINGTON, N.C. and PHOENIX, Ariz.– Mobility providers are being recognized this week for their support of those with physical disabilities.

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