Orthotic Holdings buys SafeStep
RONKONKOMA, N.Y. – Orthotic Holdings, Inc. (OHI) announced Dec. 12 that it has acquired SafeStep, a provider of diabetic footwear, custom ankle-foot orthotics and other podiatry DME. “The acquisition of SafeStep is consistent with OHI’s vision of creating a complete continuum of care for our healthcare partners,” said Jason Kraus, OHI president and COO in the release. SafeStep provides more than 500 shoe styles from eight manufacturers to more than 3,000 medical practices. The company helps podiatrists remain compliant with Medicare by streamlining billing and procurement. OHI’s brands include Langer Biomechanics, Arizona AFO and The Orthotic Group. It distributes medial technologies throughout North America, Europe and Australia.