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In brief: Rehab Medical adds orthotics, AAH ramps up support for CRT

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02/08/2019

INDIANAPOLIS – Rehab Medical has acquired OMS Rehab, a Kansas City, Mo.-based provider of orthotic devices and advanced rehabilitation equipment to long-term care facilities.

Moneyline: Rehab Medical, Air Liquide

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02/05/2019

INDIANAPOLIS – Rehab Medical, a provider of complex rehab services has merged with Cork Medical, a manufacturer of devices ankd support surfaces used in the treatment of wounds.

In brief: CMS launches ‘What’s Covered’ app, RAC targets pneumatic compression

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02/01/2019

WASHINGTON – CMS has launched a new app that allows beneficiaries to see whether Medicare covers a specific medical item or service.

CMS launches ‘What’s Covered’ app

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01/29/2019

WASHINGTON – CMS has launched a new app that allows beneficiaries to see whether Medicare covers a specific medical item or service.

In brief: Pritzker Private Capital acquires KabaFusion, providers offer shutdown help

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01/25/2019

CHICAGO – Pritzker Private Capital has acquired KabaFusion, a provider of acute and specialty home infusion services. The Cerritos, Calif.-based KabaFusion was founded in 2010 and serves patients in more than 40 states, specializing in IVIG and home infusion therapies.

Washington state: Medicaid restricts prescriptions

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01/24/2019

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Only physicians can now order medical equipment for Medicaid recipients, says the Health Care Authority in Washington state.

Kansas: Medicaid proposes drastic rate cut

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01/24/2019

TOPEKA, Kan. – A proposal to drastically reduce Medicaid rates for DMEPOS, published just before the holidays, came as a surprise to stakeholders, they say.

Consultant’s corner: Providers tackle enrollment, technology in new year

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01/24/2019

Fighting that fear factor

VGM’s Ronda Buhrmester spent the last two weeks of 2018 taking frantic calls from HME providers wondering whether or not they should change their Medicare enrollment status for 2019.

Non-participating is new normal

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01/18/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine – It turns out a good chunk of the respondents to a recent HME Newspoll didn’t change their enrollment status by a Dec. 31 deadline because they’re already non-participating.

In brief: CAIRE now part of Japanese company, OIG provides update on diabetes test strips

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01/18/2019

BALL GROUND, Ga. – CAIRE is now a wholly owned subsidiary of NGK Spark Plug Co., LTD, a Nagoya, Japan-based ceramics processing manufacturer.

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