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Hope Medical halves Medicare dependency

February 21, 2014Elizabeth Deprey

SAN ANTONIO - Hope Medical's January acquisition of Wheelchairs Plus is part of a strategy to keep pushing the company forward—including branching into complex rehab and orthotics and prosthetics.“We're on a path of specialization,” said Kathleen Weir Vale, CEO of the San Antonio-based company. “These are not areas that traditional DME providers operate in, and it's a departure for us.”That departure includes Hope Medical's new complex rehab venture, its two-year-old...

Competitive Bidding, Hope Medical, Wheelchairs Plus


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News

In brief: MACs miss standards, health spending stays low

January 10, 2014HME News Staff

BALTIMORE - Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) failed to meet one-quarter of CMS's performance standards, according to a new report from the Office of Inspector General (OIG). “Given the billion of dollars awarded to Medicare Administrative Contractors and the critical role they play in administering the Medicare program, effective oversight of performance is important to ensure that they are adequately processing claims,” the OIG states. The OIG based its findings on a performance...

101 mobility, Active Healthcare, BGS Pharmacy Partners, Carolina's Home Medical Equipment, Centegra Health System, CMS, CPAP, DeVilbiss, EHR, Finnegan Medical Supply


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