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PMDRX adds orthotic component


GLENDALE, Ariz. – PMDRX has launched a new orthotic bracing exam and documentation component for prescribing practitioners to help them determine patient medical necessity for off-the-shelf orthotic bracing.

PMDRX gets representation


GLENDALE, Ariz. – PMDRX has signed an exclusive territorial marketing agreement with MSL Associates in Tampa, Fla. MSL, a marketing, sales and logistics company, has representation in 21 states and Puerto Rico.

Inogen reports delayed earnings


GOLETA, Calif. – Inogen reported earnings for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2014, and for the full year this week, more than one month late.

NASDAQ puts Inogen on notice


GOLETA, Calif. – Inogen has received a notice from the NASDAQ stating it’s not in compliance with a rule requiring timely filing of periodic financial reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Documentation issue holds up Inogen’s earnings


GOLETA, Calif. – Inogen has delayed the filing of its annual report for a second time, saying an investigation into its accounting is still not complete, the company announced in an April 14 press release.

Here is the real story about audits


Editor’s note: The following is a letter to the editor from Van Miller that appeared in the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier in July.

CMS applies ‘logic’ to documentation requirements for repairs

'It's a home run; it's not a grand slam'

WASHINGTON – In the face of mounting pressure from industry stakeholders and advocacy groups, CMS has changed its tune about documentation requirements for wheelchair repairs.

Confusion over contents

E0442, E0443 and E0444 need to be on orders, stakeholders say

YARMOUTH, Maine – HME providers need to be more diligent about making sure oxygen contents, which are now subject to the face-to-face requirement, are included on original orders, say industry stakeholders.

Welcome to our world, hospitals

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The Open Door Forum yesterday was pretty much all hospice, all the time (Oasis, payment rates, cost report, cap survey), so you won’t be seeing a story about it in HME News.