Also Noted

Longhorn Health Solutions lands new investor

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02/21/2013

AUSTIN, Texas – Satori Capital, a Dallas-based private equity firm, has agreed to invest in Longhorn Health Solutions, an Austin-based distributor of medical supplies for conditions like incontinence and diabetes, according to a press release.

Poll: One in eight Americans diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes

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02/20/2013

WASHINGTON – A new Harris Interactive/HealthDay Poll suggests one in eight Americans has been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, according to an article from U.S. News.

ACHC, Michigan Home Health Association form partnership

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02/20/2013

RALEIGH, N.C. –Michigan Home Health Association (MHHA) members now have access to discounts on accreditation and other products thanks to a new partnership with the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC), according to a press release.

ZirMed taps Labow to lead marketing efforts

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02/20/2013

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – ZirMed, a provider of revenue cycle management and information solutions for healthcare companies, has appointed Kimberly Labow vice president of marketing, according to a press release.

Invacare shifts production

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02/19/2013

ELYRIA, Ohio – Employees in some departments at Invacare’s Taylor Street facility will soon work three-day instead of five-day shifts, according to an article from The Morning Journal, a newspaper based in Lorain, Ohio.

Fastrack, Authentidate increase automation

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02/19/2013

PLAINVIEW, N.Y., and BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. – Fastrack has teamed up with Authentidate to develop an interface for online referral and order management, according to a press release.

NGS plans oxygen reviews, reports high PAP error rate

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02/15/2013

WASHINGTON – Due to ongoing high error rates, National Government Services (NGS), the Jurisdiction B DME MAC, plans a widespread prepayment medical review of claims for portable oxygen (E0431) and related equipment, it announced in a message this week.

Sunset Unfiltered: New blog offers insider view

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02/15/2013

CHICAGO – Sunset Healthcare Solutions will launch a blog, “Sunset Unfiltered,” on Feb. 26, the company announced today.

DHHS and DOJ: Fraud crackdown nets record-breaking recoveries

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02/14/2013

WASHINGTON – The government’s health care fraud prevention and enforcement efforts recovered a record $4.2 billion in taxpayer dollars in FY 2012, up from nearly $4.1 billion in 2011, according to a press release from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Liberator Medical reports $17.6 million in quarterly revenue

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02/14/2013

STUART, Fla. – Sales continue to grow for Liberator Medical, which reported sales of $17.6 million for the quarter ending Dec. 31, 2012, according to an earnings report released today. That’s an 18.6% increase over the same quarter the previous year.

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