Also Noted

Parentgiving.com enters incontinence market

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10/09/2012

MONTCLAIR, N.J. – Parentgiving.com, a website created to help caregivers provide better care for their aging parents, has launched Dry Direct, a new home delivery service for incontinence supplies.

Several arrested in strike force sweep

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10/05/2012

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Individuals at four DME companies were among those charged with Medicare fraud in a $65 million crackdown by the Medicare Fraud Strike Force last week, according to multiple reports.

AARC hosts home oxygen survey

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10/04/2012

IRVING, Texas – The American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) is hosting a patient survey for oxygen patients regarding home services.

DME MAC reports latest denial rate for K0823

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10/04/2012

HINGHAM, Mass. – Seventy-four percent of the claims for K0823 submitted in Jurisdiction A between April 2012 and June 2012 were denied, according to a widespread prepayment review by NHIC. The review examined 514 claims submitted by 188 suppliers.

DME MAC reports latest denial rate for K0823

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10/04/2012

HINGHAM, Mass. – Seventy-four percent of the claims for K0823 submitted in Jurisdiction A between April 2012 and June 2012 were denied, according to a widespread prepayment review by NHIC. The review examined 514 claims submitted by 188 suppliers.

Convaid reaches out to end-users

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10/03/2012

TORRANCE, Calif. – Convaid, a manufacturer of pediatric wheelchairs, has launched a community outreach program, it announced Oct. 2.

Congresswoman slams bid program

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10/03/2012

ORLANDO, Fla. – The competitive bidding program "needs to be stopped," Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., told more than 120 attendees at the 2012 Florida Alliance of Home Care Services (FAHCS) Conference on Sept. 27. Castor is one of 13 initial co-sponsors of H.R.

Home Care Medical cleans up

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10/02/2012

NEW BERLIN, Wis. – Home Care Medical has accepted the award for HME Provider of the Year from the Wisconsin Association of Medical Equipment Services (WAMES).

Drive Medical to feature new line of respiratory products

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10/02/2012

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. – Drive Medical announced it will begin manufacturing and distributing Evo/Global Medical respiratory and SmartDose product lines effective Oct. 1, 2012, according to a press release.

Rice Home Medical acquires Marvelle’s Apparel

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10/01/2012

WILLMAR, Minn. – Rice Home Medical, a durable medical equipment company based here, has announced the acquisition of Marvelle’s Apparel.

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