Hospital sells $14 million HME to Lincare
ST. LOUIS — A non-profit hospital system, apparently scared by the specter of competitive bidding, sold its seven-location, $14 million HME to Lincare last month.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Although most people in the rehab industry have been focusing on sales when speculating how the iBOT stair-climbing/standing power chair will fit into the DME world (see article on Page 1), another S-word may be just as critical: Service.
It now appears that both Houses of Congress will go home to campaign without having acted upon Medicare issues as well as other important matters. They will reconvene on November 12 after the election.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - While rehab professionals grouse over the proliferation of K0011 Internet dealers and the soiled reputation they're bringing to the rehab industry, Permobil is drawing a line in the sand with its customer base.
NEW YORK - Medicare beneficiaries in eight states are reporting difficulty finding physicians who will care for them since Medicare payments to physicians were cut by more than 5%, according to a recent report from the Medicare Rights Center.