Also Noted

VMI gives away van

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08/07/2013

PHOENIX – Vantage Mobility International (VMI) today gave a 2013 Honda Odyssey Touring Edition with VMI Northstar Conversion to Steve Herbst, one of three winners of the 2013 Local Heroes Contest, the company stated in an Aug. 6 press release.

KCI buys U.K.-based wound care company

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08/06/2013

SAN ANTONIO – Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (KCI) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Systagenix, a provider of wound care products based in the U.K., for $485 million.

Insurer, provider take ‘new approach’ to care

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08/06/2013

MINNEAPOLIS – Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota and the Allina Integrated Medical Network of Allina Health have partnered on a new health plan focused on greater patient engagement, collaborative clinical care management between the plan and providers, and gu

Trial gives thumbs up to Winx

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08/06/2013

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – ApniCure has announced that positive results from the ATLAST clinical trials of its Winx sleep therapy system to treat obstructive sleep apnea have been published in Sleep Medicine.

Mail-order program forces Roche to cut jobs

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08/05/2013

INDIANAPOLIS – Roche, which has its North American headquarters here, will cut jobs in the next several months due to a 14% decline in revenues for the first six months of this year for its diabetes care business, according to an article in the Indianapolis Business Journ

No stop to prepay review for certain power wheelchairs

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08/05/2013

INDIANAPOLIS – National Government Services (NGS), the DME MAC for Jurisdiction B, has reported a claims error rate for power wheelchair bases with options and accessories of 64% between April 1, 2013, and June 30, 2013.

Pinnacle Medsource opens distribution center

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08/05/2013

ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Pinnacle Medsource has expanded into Texas with a new distribution center in northern Houston, according to a press release.

Scooter Store: Auction postponed, buyer still sought

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08/02/2013

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – The Scooter Store’s bankruptcy auction, originally set for Aug. 6, will now be held Sept. 23, according to Law360.

Record quarter, year for ResMed

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08/02/2013

SAN DIEGO – ResMed this week reported revenue of $414.6 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2013, an 11% increase over the same quarter last year. GAAP net income for the quarter was $73 million or $.50 cents per share.

CMS posts FAQ regarding incarcerated beneficiaries

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08/02/2013

BALTIMORE – CMS expects to resolve issues with denials associated with incarcerated beneficiaries after October, according to a Frequently Asked Questions

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