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Prodigy Care Services increases transparency 

January 23, 2024HME News Staff

AUSTIN, Texas – Prodigy Care Services has launched PACparency, a post-acute care solution that provides workers’ compensation payers full financial transparency on the company’s post-acute care and bill review services. PACparency reports financial metrics, including client savings for each referral; Prodigy’s retained savings; health care provider total billed charges and final reimbursement; and accurate jurisdictional fee schedule determination. “Prodigy’s complete...

Prodigy Care Services, Workers' Compensation


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HOMELINK names VP of sales 

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HOMELINK names VP of sales 

January 22, 2024HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa – HOMELINK has hired Gale Vogler, who brings more than 25 years of experience in the workers’ compensation industry, including senior-level roles at leading national insurance companies, as vice president of sales. “We’re thrilled to have Gale join us; he brings a wealth of experience to round out our sales team and provide critical leadership as we continue to grow the business,” said Matt Waller, president of HOMELINK. “His deep background as a...

Gale Vogler, Homelink, Workers' Compensation


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ATF Medical launches education series 

January 16, 2024HME News Staff

NEWNAN, Ga. – ATF Medical has launched “Making Complex Simple,” an educational series for case managers. The national provider of complex equipment and adaptive housing programs for the workers’ compensation industry will offer three courses in the first quarter that allow attendees to earn one hour of continuing education for certified case managers and state nursing licenses. “We believe it’s critical to provide credible education on these complex products...

ATF Medical, Complex Rehab, Education, Workers' Compensation


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ATF Medical adds payer specialist 

May 22, 2023HME News Staff

NEWNAN, Ga. - Abbi Akstulewicz has joined ATF Medical in the newly created position of director of payer partnerships. Working closely with Brendan Swift, vice president of payer partnerships and marketing, Akstulewicz will develop partnership strategies and nurture relationships with payer partners throughout the U.S., with a focus on complex claims. “Abbi’s deep passion to serve injured workers combined with her desire for strong payer relationships make her a great fit for our culture...

Abbi Akstulewicz, ATF Medical, Home modifications, Payer Relations, vehicle modifications, Workers' Compensation


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New ATF program focuses on pressure injuries 

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New ATF program focuses on pressure injuries 

February 1, 2022HME News Staff

NEWNAN, Ga. – ATF Medical has introduced a Pressure Injury Prevention and Intervention Program to make sure injured workers have all the information they need to prevent or properly treat pressure injuries or wounds. “There is a large body of information from credible nursing, rehabilitation and equipment manufacturers about pressure injuries, but it is not all in one place and not customized to the individual and circulated to all the providers who need it,” said Edwina Murphy,...

ATF Medical, pressure management, Workers' Compensation


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VGM Insurance marks 30 years in business

November 3, 2020HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - VGM Insurance Services, a division of VGM Group, is celebrating 30 years providing specialty insurance programs for a variety of niche industries. “We're excited to celebrate such an important milestone,” said Mike Mallaro, VGM's CEO. “VGM Group as a whole has experienced significant growth over the past three decades, and VGM Insurance has been essential to that progress.” Over the last five years, VGM Insurance has seen tremendous growth - it has...

Anniversary, Cyber Liability, Employment Practices Liability, Excess Liability, General and Professional Liability, Property, Vehicle, VGM Insurance, Workers' Compensation


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NSM expands workers' compensation team

October 20, 2020HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - National Seating & Mobility has added Cynthia Petito and Robert Davies to its National Workers' Compensation Program service team. Petito will serve as program manager, workers' compensation & centralized access; and Davies as general manager of home access solutions/general contractor. “Our NSM360 National Workers' Compensation Program exists to ensure a fully integrated solution to help NSM clients who are injured at work gain self-reliance and independence...

Accessibility, Cindi Petito, Complex Rehab, Home, National Seating & Mobility (NSM), Robert Davies, vehicle modifications, Workers' Compensation


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Home Care Connect grows business

November 27, 2019Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WINTER PARK, Fla. - Home Care Connect has added a national account manager to its team, with the workers' compensation market growing seeing a rise in more severe injuries. Those injuries are more likely to require DME, says Anita Jovic. “We're not seeing as many slips and falls,” said Jovic, vice president of operations for Home Care Connect. “Instead, they may get their hand caught in a conveyor belt or a faulty piece of equipment falls on them.” The company,...

Home Care Connect, Home Medical Equipment (HME), Workers' Compensation


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Workers' compensation: ATF Medical, HomeCare Connect

October 16, 2019HME News Staff

Woodbridge, Va.-based ATF Medical, a provider of medical equipment and adaptive housing solutions to the workers' compensation market, has hired Melissa Freeman, ATP, CEAS, as senior rehabilitation consultant. She has more than 30 years of experience in assistive technology, vocational rehab, and seating and mobility. Most recently, she worked for Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation in Rome, Ga., where she served as the assistive work technology team lead…Winter Park, Fla.-based HomeCare Connect,...

ATF Medical, HomeCare Connect, Workers' Compensation


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HomeCare Connect builds home mods staff

September 3, 2019HME News Staff

WINTER PARK, Fla. - HomeCare Connect, a company that manages the quality and cost of home health, DME, home modifications, O&P and medical supplies for workers' compensation patients and payers, has hired Michelle “Nickcola” Wallace as complex care transition manager. She will ensure that seriously injured workers receive appropriate home modifications and DME in a timely and cost effective manner. “Early intervention is key,” said Wallace, a certified aging-in-place specialist...

Disability, Durable Medical Equipment (DME), Home modifications, HomeCare Connect, Workers' Compensation


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