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In brief: Court protects access to incontinence supplies, Quantum Rehab buys Stealth Products

May 16, 2014HME News Staff

PHOENIX - The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has voided a cost-saving bid by Arizona's Medicaid program to deny incontinence briefs to adults who need them. The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) contended that briefs are only medically necessary when prescribed to treat skin breakdown or infections due to incontinence and that doctors were preemptively prescribing them before any medical problems arose, the Arizona Daily Star reported. The ruling by the three-judge panel leaned...

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