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Lifeway Mobility expands in Illinois, Indiana

August 23, 2021HME News Staff

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Lifeway Mobility has expanded its coverage area in Illinois and Indiana. The company now provides stair lifts, ramps and other accessibility solutions to those living in central Illinois and west-central Indiana, including the cities of Springfield, Champaign and Bloomington. “Lifeway’s expansion in the states of Illinois and Indiana accelerates the company’s growth as one of the region’s top providers of accessibility solutions,” said Doug...

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Lifeway scales business

August 13, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

HARTFORD, Conn. – Lifeway Mobility will use a new investment from Cressey & Company, a health care focused private equity firm, to expand its footprint in markets throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Mid-South, Midwest and West Coast, says President Paul Bergantino.  “Lifeway’s growth strategy will be through a combination of organic new market openings and complementary acquisitions,” he said. “Specific to acquisitions, we are seeking to partner with high quality organizations...

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In brief: ResMed shows ‘strength,’ Apria’s ‘ahead,’ CMS provides bid comparison

August 6, 2021HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO – ResMed reported revenue increased 14% to $876.1 million for the fourth quarter of 2021 compared to the same period last year. Net income was $195.1 million vs. $177.8 million.  The company reported revenue increased 8% to $3.2 billion for fiscal year 2021 compared to the previous year. Net income was $474.5 million vs. $621.7 million.  “Our fourth quarter and full-year fiscal year 2021 results continue to demonstrate the strength and resiliency of our business,”...

AOPA, Apria, CRT, Kubat HealthCare, Lifeway Mobility, NCART, NRRTS, ResMed, WellSky


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Lifeway Mobility expands footprint

August 3, 2021HME News Staff

PHILADELPHIA – Lifeway Mobility plans to open several new locations: Lifeway Mobility Baltimore, serving the Baltimore, Md., and Washington, D.C., metro areas, and the Eastern Shore; Lifeway Mobility Charlotte, serving greater Charlotte, N.C., northern South Carolina and surrounding areas; and Lifeway Mobility Columbia, serving greater Columbia and Charleston, S.C., and surrounding areas. "Lifeway's latest expansion into the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions cements our position as...

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In brief: Noridian provides guidance, Lifeway Mobility gets PE boost, Medicaid gets new director

July 2, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – Noridian Healthcare Solutions has posted FAQs for Jurisdictions A and D on the impact of the Philips recall on coverage and billing for Medicare beneficiaries, AAHomecare has reported.  Among the questions in the FAQ:  How should DME suppliers address the situation with Medicare beneficiaries who are in the first 90-days adherence metric in the PAP and RAD Local Coverage Determinations (LCDs)?  Response: During the Public Health Emergency...

ABC Healthcare, BOC, Hart Medical Equipment, InfuSystem Holdings, Lifeway Mobility, Medtrade West 2022, National Community Pharmacists Association, Philips Recall


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LifeWay Mobility gets PE boost

July 1, 2021HME News Staff

HARTFORD, Conn. – Lifeway Mobility has received a “significant” investment from Cressey & Company, a health care focused private equity firm.  “Welcoming Cressey & Company is especially exciting and gratifying for me,” said Tim Burfield, Lifeway’s chairman. “We’ve built two other leading companies with Bryan Cressey and his team over many years. They are outstanding partners and true healthcare innovators.”  Lifeway is a provider...

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In brief: Error rate, Lifeway Mobility, Protech Home Medical

February 5, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – The CERT error rate for DMEPOS is 31.8% for 2020, an 0.8% increase compared to 2019, according to a recent report from Medicare.  Insufficient documentation is at the root of about 65% of errors, according to the “2020 Medicare Fee-For-Service Supplemental Improper Payment Data,” which reviewed claims from June 2018-June 2019.  Medical necessity represented a small percentage of errors. Other types of...

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Lifeway Mobility makes second investment

February 3, 2021HME News Staff

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Lifeway Mobility is pleased to announce that it has invested in the assets of Accessible Home Automations, LLC, doing business as StairBusters.com, a provider of accessibility solutions throughout western Pennsylvania for more than 20 years. StairBusters, a certified dealer of stairlifts, wheelchair lifts, residential elevators, ramps, overhead lifts and bath safety equipment, is a participating provider in various Veterans Administration, state, county...

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Lifeway Mobility grows West Coast presence

February 2, 2021HME News Staff

HARTFORD, Conn. – Lifeway Mobility has invested in Gamburd, a Los Angeles-based provider of accessibility solutions for people with limited mobility.  Israel Gamburd, the company’s founder, together with his wife, Regina, will continue in their current roles.  “Israel is a true accessibility pioneer,” said Paul Bergantino, president of Lifeway Mobility. “The Gamburd team has extraordinary technical expertise and a tireless determination...

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In brief: CareCentrix modifies CPAP policy, Numotion partners with Paralympian

February 6, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - CareCentrix has told AAHomecare it plans to modify its new co-pay collections policy for PAP patients with balances of more than 180 days. According to AAHomecare, CareCentrix plans to modify the policy as follows: If a patient's account is not suspended prior to the initial rental of PAP equipment, then rental, PAP repair and PAP replacement payments will not be interrupted. CareCentrix requests providers temporarily suspend PAP supplies until patients establish payment arrangements,...

aahomecare, Caire, CareCentrix, Lifeway Mobility, Numotion, VGM


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