Also Noted

Short takes: PSP Homecare, Quantum Rehab

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02/10/2017

Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.-based PSP Homecare has launched a targeted marketing strategy featuring new radio, online and direct mail advertising.

Invacare earnings show signs of ‘re-orientation’

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02/09/2017

ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare has reported net sales of $264.7 million for the fourth quarter of 2016 compared to $283.3 million for the same period in 2015. It reported net losses of $17.6 million vs. $2.93 million.

MTA taps Respira, HomeSleep for sleep screening, treatment

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02/09/2017

PARAMUS, N.J. – The board of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of New York has awarded Respira-HomeSleep a contract to provide medical services to screen, treat, manage and monitor select MTA employees for obstructive sleep apnea.

VGM carves out new role for Clark as chief leadership officer

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02/09/2017

WATERLOO, Iowa – VGM Group has promoted Dennis Clark, president of its Orthotic Prosthetic Group of America division, to serve as chief leadership officer. In this new role, Clark will lead the advancement of values, mission and brand for the employee-owned company.

AAH paper makes case for preserving Medicaid rates

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02/09/2017

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has released a briefing paper designed to help HME providers engage state Medicaid programs now that a new law has been passed that limits the federal contribution for HME to these programs to the Medicare rates starting Jan. 1, 2018.

AOPA celebrates centennial

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02/08/2017

WASHINGTON – The American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association has launched www.aopa100.org, a commemorative website in honor of its 100th anniversary.

Sperduti picks up the tab at Medtrade Spring

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02/08/2017

LAS VEGAS – Sales guru Mike Sperduti will lead a free, four-part sales training workshop at Medtrade Spring, Feb. 27-March 1, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.

Short takes: BioScrip, BOC, Mediware, NASP

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02/08/2017

BioScrip has joined Keep My Infusion Care at Home, a coalition formed in response to a change in the payment model for Medicare Part B home infusion drugs. The Denver-based BioScrip is a leading provider of infusion and home care management solutions

Lodi Health closes HME store

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02/07/2017

LODI, Calif. – Lodi Health is closing Memorial Home Med-Equip due to changes in Medicare reimbursement, according to the Lodi News-Sentinel.

Chart Industries taps Quality Medical for repairs

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02/07/2017

BALL GROUND, Ga. – Chart Industries has appointed Largo, Fla.-based Quality Medical as the authorized service center for its customers in the Southeast.

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