Also Noted

Tricare contractor agrees that rollback provision applies

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02/23/2017

WASHINGTON – Health Net Federal Services, the Tricare contractor for the north region, agrees that a provision in the 21st Century Cures Act impacts its payments for home medical equipment, according to AAHomecare.

State roundup: Colorado, New York, Kentucky

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02/23/2017

The Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing has issued a proposed rule requiring a face-to-face exam no more than six months prior to the initiation of c

AOPA World Congress gains two new partners

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02/23/2017

WASHINGTON – The American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association has announced that the Orthotics and Prosthetics Association of India (OPAI) and the Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association (CMTA) will participate in the 2017 AOPA World Congress, Sept.

Changes at top for Home Care Medical

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02/22/2017

NEW BERLIN, Wis. ­– John Teevan, president and CEO of Home Care Medical, plans to retire April 1 from the role he’s held since 1990. Kandette Raether, current vice president of sales and marketing, will assume the role of interim president March 1.

Invacare brings Swiss brand to U.S.

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02/22/2017

ELYRIA, OHIO – Invacare has launched the kuschall brand of high-active custom manual wheelchairs in the United States with three new wheelchairs: the K-Series attract, the Advance and the Champion.

BOC establishes award

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02/22/2017

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – The Board of Certification/Accreditation has established the Jim Newberry Award for Extraordinary Service. The award will recognize individuals who perform outstanding service to BOC and its community.

Verma hearing includes comments on bid program

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02/21/2017

WASHINGTON – Seema Verma, President Donald Trump’s nominee to run CMS, said during a hearing before the Senate Finance Committee on Feb. 16 that one-size-fits-all approaches to health care, like the agency’s competitive bidding program, don’t always work.

Pedors launches mobile-friendly website

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02/21/2017

ROSWELL, Ga. – Pedors has re-designed its B2B ordering website to be mobile responsive. The site now enables foot care professionals to easily order product using a smart phone, laptop or desktop device 24/7.

Doug Kerr joins VGM Canada

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02/21/2017

WATERLOO, Iowa – Doug Kerr has joined VGM Canada as director of member and supplier relations. He will be responsible for expanding the offerings provided by VGM to HME providers in Canada.

MAMES adopts Wisconsin

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02/17/2017

STILLWATER, Minn. – The Midwest Association of Medical Equipment Services will extend its geographical coverage to Wisconsin starting March 1.

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