Also Noted

Coming soon: HME store in retirement community

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04/29/2013

NAPLES, Fla. – Max-Wellness, a Cleveland-based health and wellness company, will open a Mini-Max store in an upscale retirement community in Naples, Fla., on May 7, according to a press release.

Numotion offers Active Controls system

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04/29/2013

ROCKY HILL, Conn. – Numotion, the company formed from the merger of ATG Rehab and United Seating and Mobility, now offers a midline mounting system for power wheelchair drive controls from Active Controls, according to a press release.

Van Halem Group hires Medicare clinician

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04/29/2013

ATLANTA – The van Halem Group has hired Jane Naig, RN, to serve as a senior clinical consultant, according to a press release.

TSS, CMS reach agreement

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04/26/2013

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – The Scooter Store has reached an agreement with CMS that lifts apayment freezeon the company, according to an article from mysanantonio.com. Thecompany can nowreceive payments from CMS, allowing it to avoid liquidation, according to the article.

Washington state passes CRT bill

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04/26/2013

OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Washington state legislature has approved HB 1445, a bill that creates a separate benefit category for complex rehab technology (CRT) within the Medicaid program, according to a press release from NCART.

New hire to ‘build business’ at CarePoint Medical

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04/26/2013

RICHMOND, Va. – CarePoint Medical has hired Ronald Reed as vice president of business development, according to a press release. Reed will be responsible for helping the company expand into new categories and grow its revenue base.

CMS delays PECOS edit

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04/25/2013

WASHINGTON – CMS is pushing back the start date for edits to the Provider Enrollment, Chain, and Ownership System (PECOS).

HHS increases rewards for reporting fraud

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04/25/2013

WASHINGTON – The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has proposed increasing to $9.9 million the rewards paid to Medicare beneficiaries and others whose tips about suspected fraud lead to the recovery of funds, according to a press release.

FDA approves ResMed vent for COPD patients

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04/25/2013

SAN DIEGO – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared ResMed’s variable positive airway pressure (VPAP) device for the treatment of COPD, according to a press release.

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