Also Noted

PFQC launches consumer newsletter

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09/06/2018

WATERLOO, Iowa – People for Quality Care has launched a consumer e-newsletter. The monthly newsletter features advocacy and lifestyle articles, and opportunities to self-advocate on legislative initiatives.

Noridian releases error rates

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09/06/2018

FARGO, N.D. – Parenteral nutrition tops the list of error rates recently released by the Jurisdiction D DME MAC Noridian, AAHomecare reports. Codes B4185, B4193, B4197 and B4199 had a 100% error rate from TPE audits for the second quarter of 2019.

Minnesota backpedals on incontinence program

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09/05/2018

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota’s Department of Human Services has tabled its plan to implement a preferred provider program for incontinence supplies after MAMES was granted a temporary restraining order on Aug. 24, according to a press release.

NSM expands Lone Star presence

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09/05/2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility has acquired Seating and Mobility Solutions in Waco, Texas, increasing its presence in the state. “Seating and Mobility Solutions has been a respected Waco-area CRT provider,” said Bill Mixon, NSM CEO.

Sports ‘N Spokes announces photo contest

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09/05/2018

PHOENIX – Sports ‘N Spokes, the sports and recreation magazine of the Paralyzed Veterans of America, and Cure Medical, a manufacturer of intermittent catheters, have joined forces on the Wheels UP! accessible travel photo contest. The event kicked off Sept.

Numotion buys large regional complex rehab provider

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09/04/2018

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Numotion has acquired the complex rehab and home access division of Total Respiratory & Rehab, extending its reach in Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri. Total’s 74 complex rehab and home access employees, including 17 ATPs, will join Numotion.

ResMed renews patent battle with F&P

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09/04/2018

SAN DIEGO – ResMed has filed a new petition with the U.S. International Trade Commission to stop the alleged infringement of its patented technology by New Zealand-based Fisher & Paykel Healthcare. ResMed seeks an order banning the importation and sale in the U.S.

CAIRE launches oneCAIRE

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09/04/2018

BALL GROUND, Ga. – CAIRE has launched a new global campaign, oneCAIRE, to recognize the individual needs of each business partner.

Bonafide launches ‘Amazon-style’ shopping portal

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08/30/2018

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Bonafide Management Systems has launched its Facility Portal, an online shopping portal to allow HME providers to sell to healthcare facilities.

Short takes: MK Battery, ResMed, Invacare

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08/30/2018

In conjunction with NRRTS, MK Battery has received approval for a 0.1 CEU course titled “Battery Technologies.” The one-hour course provides in-depth instruction on the proper selection, installation, care and maintenance of batteries used in power mobili

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