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High error rate for PMDs sticks

December 20, 2013Elizabeth Deprey

WASHINGTON - CGS, the Jurisdiction D DME MAC, released an overview of its K0823 prepay review activity this month, and the results are ugly.From the second quarter of 2012 to the second quarter of 2013, the denial rate rose steadily until hitting a peak of 69%. The denial rate fell to 54% for the third quarter of 2013—not much better.These rates transcend jurisdictions, stakeholders say, and are especially troubling considering all of the other pressures that HME providers face in today's market.“No...

Denial Rate, Error Rate, Michael Blakey, Peggy Walker, PMDs

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Hayward Medical launches online store

April 18, 2013HME News Staff

HAYWARD, Calif. - Hayward Medical Market, an HME and bathroom safety company in the San Francisco area, has founded an online shopping site to supplement its three Bay Area locations, according to a press release. The website—— offers 4,000 medical products, including incontinence products, walking aids, wheelchairs and nebulizers. “Although we still think the best experience is to come into our stores, see the products and take it home that day, the Internet...

Hayward Medical Market, HME, Mobility, Mobility aids, PMDs, Power wheelchairs

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Sunrise Medical upgrades website, launches app

March 18, 2013HME News Staff

FRESNO, Calif. - Sunrise Medical, a manufacturer of manual and power mobility devices, has made changes to its website, adding a product selection guide and user login, according to a press release. The product selection guide allows users to narrow down the company's offerings by answering a brief set of questions. In addition, the guide features a product review page with feedback from other customers, as well as a feature that enables users to view up to three products side-by-side. The Sunrise...

Mobility, PMDs, Sunrise Medical

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