Also Noted

Bachenheimer opens DC office for Brown & Fortunato

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03/23/2018

WASHINGTON – Cara Bachenheimer, a long-time advocate of the HME and complex rehab industries, is opening up a Washington, D.C., office for Amarillo, Texas-based Brown & Fortunato.

CAIRE achieves accreditation, goes direct with certain products

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03/23/2018

BALL GROUND, Ga. – CAIRE has achieved accreditation with the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHA), the manufacturer of oxygen therapy devices announced March 23.

Noridian named new SMRC contractor

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03/23/2018

FARGO, N.D. – Noridian Healthcare Solutions has been awarded a $227 million Supplemental Medical Review Contractor (SMRC) contract by CMS. The primary role of the SMRC is to conduct nationwide medical review of Part A, Part B and DME providers as directed by CMS.

Baystate Health drops home infusion, respiratory services

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03/23/2018

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Baystate Health is handing over its home infusion and respiratory services business to CVS, according to the Greenfield Recorder. Baystate Home Infusion & Respiratory Services will close by the end of the month.

3B Medical obtains ‘quick ramp’ to POCs

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03/22/2018

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – 3B Medical has acquired VBOX, a research and development company for portable oxygen concentrators. 3B Medical now has exclusive global licensing to VBOX’s extensive portfolio of intellectual property, including 14 U.S. and eight foreign patents.

New online store offers braces and more

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03/22/2018

TAMPA, Fla. – A new online store, Braces, Bandages & Beyond, has launched. The site carries a wide array of items like neck and back braces, splints, and compression stockings, as well as DME like wheelchairs.

Permobil increases prices

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03/22/2018

LEBANON, Tenn. – Permobil will implement a 3% price increase on all seating and positioning products, excluding OBSS/NUTEC products, on April 2.

VGM’s Homelink marks silver anniversary

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03/21/2018

WATERLOO, Iowa – Homelink is celebrating 25 years of connecting commercial insurance and workers’ compensation programs to home medical equipment and services, according to a press release.

MAMES seeks board nominations

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03/21/2018

STILLWATER, Minn. – MAMES is seeking nominations for its board of directors. The nominees will be voted on at the association’s Spring Convention, April 25-27 in Des Moines, Iowa.

Parachute Health secures $5.5M

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03/20/2018

NEW YORK – DME technology platform Parachute Health has raised $5.5 million to expand nationwide.

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