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Not going it alone

October 15, 2013Liz Beaulieu, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - Two new partnerships that went into effect in September speak to a growing trend of HME manufacturers combining their resources to conquer new geographies and new markets.TiLite announced Sept. 6 that its full product line is now represented in Canada by Permobil, and Ottobock announced Sept. 17 that it now distributes Made for Movement's Innowalk exclusively in North America.“I think the climate is difficult, but regardless of the climate, I think good companies are always...

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News

In brief: Health spending 'on right track,' Medicare Advantage enrollment to grow

September 20, 2013HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Growth in U.S. healthcare spending over the next 10 years will be modest in comparison to historical trends, according to a Sept. 18 report from the CMS Office of the Actuary. The report credits the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and decreased spending on prescription drugs and physician services with moderating health spending, even as health care becomes more accessible and more baby boomers enter the Medicare program. Among the report's key findings: Growth in healthcare spending is estimated...

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Also Noted

Ottobock teams up with Made for Movement

September 18, 2013HME News Staff

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Ottobock is now the exclusive North American distributor of Innowalk, a motorized device for patients with conditions such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida, paraplegia and muscle disorders, the company announced Sept. 17. Innowalk, which helps the legs move as in normal walking, allows flexion of lower joints, increasing circulation, pulse rate and gastrointestinal function. It is produced by Norway's Made for Movement, which develops products to aid those with a limited ability...

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