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In brief: Error rate, Lifeway Mobility, Protech Home Medical

February 5, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – The CERT error rate for DMEPOS is 31.8% for 2020, an 0.8% increase compared to 2019, according to a recent report from Medicare.  Insufficient documentation is at the root of about 65% of errors, according to the “2020 Medicare Fee-For-Service Supplemental Improper Payment Data,” which reviewed claims from June 2018-June 2019.  Medical necessity represented a small percentage of errors. Other types of...

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Lifeway Mobility makes second investment

February 3, 2021HME News Staff

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Lifeway Mobility is pleased to announce that it has invested in the assets of Accessible Home Automations, LLC, doing business as StairBusters.com, a provider of accessibility solutions throughout western Pennsylvania for more than 20 years. StairBusters, a certified dealer of stairlifts, wheelchair lifts, residential elevators, ramps, overhead lifts and bath safety equipment, is a participating provider in various Veterans Administration, state, county...

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Lifeway Mobility grows West Coast presence

February 2, 2021HME News Staff

HARTFORD, Conn. – Lifeway Mobility has invested in Gamburd, a Los Angeles-based provider of accessibility solutions for people with limited mobility.  Israel Gamburd, the company’s founder, together with his wife, Regina, will continue in their current roles.  “Israel is a true accessibility pioneer,” said Paul Bergantino, president of Lifeway Mobility. “The Gamburd team has extraordinary technical expertise and a tireless determination...

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In brief: CareCentrix modifies CPAP policy, Numotion partners with Paralympian

February 6, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - CareCentrix has told AAHomecare it plans to modify its new co-pay collections policy for PAP patients with balances of more than 180 days. According to AAHomecare, CareCentrix plans to modify the policy as follows: If a patient's account is not suspended prior to the initial rental of PAP equipment, then rental, PAP repair and PAP replacement payments will not be interrupted. CareCentrix requests providers temporarily suspend PAP supplies until patients establish payment arrangements,...

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Lifeway Mobility makes investment

February 5, 2020HME News Staff

HARTFORD, Conn. - Lifeway Mobility has invested in Twin City Stairlifts/Ability Solutions in Burnsville, Minn., expanding its product offerings, service capacity and coverage area.Twin City Stairlifts/Ability Solutions is a licensed dealer of stairlifts, wheelchair lifts, residential elevators, ramps, step-in tubs and overhead lifts. It also offers bath safety and other home modifications.“Twin City Stairlifts/Ability Solutions brings a level of customer care and expertise that complements...

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Lifeway Mobility acquires Home Mobility Solutions

July 31, 2019HME News Staff

CHICAGO - Lifeway Mobility has acquired the assets of Home Mobility Solutions through its subsidiary, Extended Home Living Services. The Downers Grove, Ill.-based HMS, founded by Mike Cleary, offers stair lifts, wheelchair lifts, ramps and bathroom modifications. “Joining forces with Lifeway enables us to continue to offer our customers and referral sources the caring, responsive service they've enjoyed with HMS together with a broader selection of products, an attractive showroom and streamlined...

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Lifeway Mobility expands Midwest presence

January 16, 2019HME News Staff

HARTFORD, Conn. - Lifeway Mobility has acquired Home Safe Homes, a provider of accessibility equipment and home modification services. Home Safe Homes, which serves central Indiana, was founded by Kent McCool in 2011, according to a press release. McCool will stay on as general manager of the Lifeway Mobility Indiana market. “We are looking forward to working with Lifeway's team of experienced professionals, and to having access to various systems and tools that allow us to serve our clients...

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Lifeway Mobility gets 'refresh'

September 28, 2018Liz Beaulieu, Editor

HARTFORD, Conn. - Lifeway Mobility may have a major investor now, but the accessibility solutions company plans to “remain local as we grow,” says President Paul Bergantino.Lifeway Mobility announced in late August that it had received a “major investment” from Rockwood Equity Partners, a Cleveland-based private equity firm that targets companies that generate $10 million to $75 million in revenues.“The market is extremely fragmented with many small independent providers...

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In brief: GAO reports on bid program, Lifeway Mobility receives investment

August 31, 2018HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The average reduction in payment rates in non-competitive bidding areas for five DME items with the highest expenditures in 2016 was 46%, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office.In its review of the effects of reduced payment rates in non-bid areas, the GAO also found that: the number of suppliers furnishing rate-adjusted items in non-bid areas in 2016 decreased 8% compared to 2015; and beneficiary utilization of rate-adjusted items in non-bid areas in...

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Lifeway Mobility targets growth through investment

August 30, 2018HME News Staff

HARTFORD, Conn. - Lifeway Mobility, an accessibility solutions company started by former Numotion CEO Paul Bergantino, has received a “major investment” from Cleveland-based Rockwood Equity Partners.As part of the transaction, Rockwood will provide additional capital and resources to enable Lifeway Mobility to accelerate its plans to become the leading provider of accessibility and safety solutions for people with mobility challenges and those wishing to age in place, according to a press...

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