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In brief: NCART fights for separate billing, F&P responds to potential Trump tariff on Mexico

January 27, 2017HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - NCART has formed a work group and developed an issue paper in response to CMS's decision not to allow separate billing for titanium wheelchair frames and heavy duty upgrades.The agency argues these features are included in the initial fee schedules developed for manual wheelchairs.“This is the most recent example of policy changes and re-interpretations over the past few years implemented by CMS and its contractors that eliminate access,” said Don Clayback, executive director...

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AmeriCare Medical takes its message on air

January 27, 2017HME News Staff

TROY, Mich. - AmeriCare Medical, which provides medical staffing, private duty nursing, DME and specialized pharmacy services, has launched a TV show to address a variety of health-related topics specific to baby boomers. “As baby boomers continue to age, they are finding themselves in a unique situation where they are not only caretakers for their parents, but also dealing with health concerns of their own,” said Greg Jamian, president and CEO of AmeriCare Medical. “This new show...

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In brief: Linde places bond

October 24, 2012HME News Staff

MUNICH, Germany - Linde AG has successfully placed a bond for 1 billion euros to help finance its acquisition of Lincare, the company announced Sept. 5. The bond, which drew “huge demand” according to a press release, has a maturity of eight years and an interest rate of 1.75%. “It is crucial to be able to act swiftly in a volatile market climate,” stated Georg Denoke, a member of the executive board and CFO of Linde AG, in the release. Linde purchased Clearwater, Fla.-based...

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