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Ascension bundles post-acute care services

September 20, 2019Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

ST. LOUIS - Home health care is the only industry Danny Stricker knows. So it's fitting that Stricker, who has previously worked as a home health aide and who has held a number of nursing home administrator positions, was recently named president of Ascension Living's new Post-Acute Care Division. The new division marries the company's independent living, assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing and short-term rehab services with its home health, hospice, palliative care, home infusion and HME...

Ascension, Danny Stricker, Home health care

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In brief: RAC audits test strips, Medicare overpays for PSG

June 21, 2019HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Performant, the national RAC for DME, received approval from CMS on June 14 to audit blood glucose test strips (A4253) nationwide. “The quantity of glucose test strips that are covered depends upon the usual medical needs of the diabetic patient,” reads an announcement on the RAC's website. “Documentation will be reviewed to determine if the utilization guidelines for glucose test strips were met.” The RAC will be reviewing claims that have a “claim...

Aeroflow, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Ascension, Medicare, Performant, Permobil, Philips

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Ascension forms post-acute care division

June 21, 2019HME News Staff

ST. LOUIS - Ascension has formed a new Post-Acute Services Division and named Daniel “Danny” Stricker as its president, according to McKnight's Senior Living. Stricker is COO of subsidiary Ascension Living. Effective July 1, he will provide strategic and operational leadership to the new division, which will include Ascension Living's post-acute services—independent living, assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing, short-term rehab—as well as home health, hospice, palliative...

Ascension, Home Infusion, Post-Acute Care

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