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Hope Medical halves Medicare dependency


SAN ANTONIO – Hope Medical’s January acquisition of Wheelchairs Plus is part of a strategy to keep pushing the company forward—including branching into complex rehab and orthotics and prosthetics.

In brief: MACs miss standards, health spending stays low


BALTIMORE – Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) failed to meet one-quarter of CMS’s performance standards, according to a new report from the Office of Inspector General (OIG).

Hope Medical acquires Wheelchairs Plus


SAN ANTONIO – HME provider Hope Medical Supply has acquired Wheelchairs Plus, adding complex rehab to its growing product portfolio.

In brief: Prodigy responds to FDA, Sunrise launches program


CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Prodigy Diabetes Care has conducted a regulatory assessment by an independent auditor to examine, review and revise certain procedures and training to ensure compliance with FDA requirements, it told patients, caregivers and partners in a Sept. 4 letter.

Numotion acquires Wheelchairs Plus


GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. – Numotion has acquired Minnesota-based complex rehab provider Wheelchairs Plus, the company announced Sept. 3.

Wheelchairs Plus employee submits winning hashtag


WATERLOO, Iowa – In a bulletin to members, VGM congratulated Laurie Nivala, a sales and marketing associate at Wheelchairs Plus in Grand Rapids, Minn., for submitting the winning Twitter hashtag: #stopCBforDME.

Poll: 57% of providers report increase or no change in net revenues


YARMOUTH, Maine – It wasn’t the best of years; it wasn’t the worst of years—that may be the best way to sum up the financial health of HME providers in 2012.