Also Noted

AAHomecare to Tricare: Reprocess claims

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01/31/2017

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare is calling on the contractors administering Tricare military health plans nationwide to reprocess claims for HME for the last six months of 2016.

HME Audit Key: Submit data now, before it’s too late

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01/31/2017

WASHINGTON – The latest round of data gathering for AAHomecare’s HME Audit Key closes on Friday, Feb. 3. The association is asking providers to enter data for the fourth quarter of 2016 using its free web-based survey.

Arch Comfort finds new home in pharmacy

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01/31/2017

WILKES-BARRE, Pa.  – Arch Comfort, which specializes in therapeutic and corrective footwear, has moved inside Harrold’s Pharmacy, according to the local newspaper, The Times-Leader.

Essential Medical Supply taps ARI for website services

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01/31/2017

MILWAUKEE and ORLANDO, Fla. – ARI Network Services is now the preferred website provider of the more than 2,000 independent dealers of Essential Medical Supply, a manufacturer of in-home medical and health-related products.

Permobil consolidates websites

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01/27/2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Permobil has a new website that features its entire product portfolio—not only power wheelchairs, but also seating and positioning products, and manual wheelchairs—in one place.

F&P responds to potential Trump tariff on Mexico

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01/27/2017

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – Fisher & Paykel Healthcare will consider switching manufacturing of U.S. products from Mexico to New Zealand if President Donald Trump’s administration taxes Mexican imports, Yahoo Finance reports.

AmeriCare Medical takes its message on air

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01/27/2017

TROY, Mich. – AmeriCare Medical, which provides medical staffing, private duty nursing, DME and specialized pharmacy services, has launched a TV show to address a variety of health-related topics specific to baby boomers.

CMS evaluating PMD demo

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01/27/2017

WASHINGTON – CMS has contracted with Provider Resources to conduct an evaluation of its power mobility device demonstration project.

Rep. Price says audits should focus on actual fraud

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01/26/2017

WASHINGTON – Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., nominee for secretary of Department of Health and Human Services, told members of the Senate Finance Committee that he thinks the agency should focus audits on weeding out blatant fraud instead of verifying medical necessity. The comments came in response to a question from Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, about what HHS can do to protect Medicaid from scammers, according to an article on Law360. The Senate Finance committee will vote soon on whether to accept Price’s nomination.

Routine OSA screenings not necessarily necessary

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01/26/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine – There isn’t enough evidence to support routine screenings for obstructive sleep apnea says the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

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