BRADENTON, Fla, (June 5, 2020)—Tyton Design & Development, originally a wheelchair accessory manufacturer, announced that they are focusing on providing facemasks throughout the United States. Due to recent events, the average person is at a loss to find proper protection during the pandemic. Tyton decided to do its part for the community, and now the nation. Already providing thousands of masks across Florida, Tyton decided to open its doors to individuals across all fifty states.
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (June 3, 2020)—The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) launched a new live, remote proctored testing option, enabling certification candidates to complete their exams online–using their home or office computer–and earn BOC certification.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (April 29, 2020)—A Georgia woman who operated a telemedicine network through two companies has been charged for her alleged participation in an ever-growing health care and telemedicine fraud scheme.
AGAWAM, Massachusetts (April 2, 2020)—dmetrain, the employee education expert for medical equipment providers, is offering a free training course on COVID-19.
The course, which is available online here, will be updated about weekly to stay up with the quickly evolving public health crisis.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (December 04, 2019)—Aeroflow Healthcare, a durable medical equipment (DME) provider, announced a strategic partnership with MTI America, a health care solutions leader specializing in worker’s compensation programs since 1992.
Winter Park, Fla. (October 14, 2019) — Lisa Maciolek has been named National Account Manager for HomeCare Connect, which manages home health services, including durable medical equipment, home modification, and prosthetics and orthotics, in the workers’ compensation industry. She is responsible for managing national client relationships and implementing new concepts and services.
WINTER PARK, Fla. (September 4, 2019)—HomeCare Connect, which manages home health services in the workers’ compensation industry, has hired Michelle “Nickcola” Wallace, CAPS as Complex Care Transition Manager. Wallace ensures that seriously injured workers receive appropriate home modifications and durable medical equipment in a timely and cost-effective manner.
(April 9, 2019)—The owners of dozens of durable medical equipment (DME) companies, along with executives at five telemedicine companies and three licensed medical professionals, have been charged in what is being called one of the largest health care fraud schemes in United States history, the U.S. Department of Justice announced today.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 5, 2019)—Last week, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) published a report titled, “Medicare And Medicaid CMS Should Assess Documentation Necessary to Identify Improper Payments.” For the report, the GAO examined the portion of the improper payment rates for Medicare and Medicaid programs that are attributed to insufficient documentation.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 22, 2019)—Over the past two and a half years, AAHomecare’s payer relations efforts have helped stop or limit proposed Medicaid reimbursement cuts in dozens of states, limited the spread of sole-source and narrow-network contract arrangements, and successfully lobbied TRICARE to provide retroactive relief for HME reimbursements based on the 2016 CURES bill.
DAYTONA BEACH, Florida (February 12, 2019)—IMCO Home Care (IHC) announces the promotion of Keith Boivin to executive vice president and the hiring of Lee Wheatley as the operations manager. IHC is a national group purchasing organization (GPO), servicing the homecare market that includes DME companies, independent pharmacies, and hospice providers.