What the CMS Contractors are Asking Your Patients

April 7, 2013
AMARILLO, TX – Over the past several years, CMS contractors (NSC, PSCs, ZPICs, and others) have become increasingly aggressive in scrutinizing operations of HME suppliers. As they always have, the contractors continue to review patient files. H

Nordic Capital Sells Permobil

April 7, 2013
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – Power wheelchair maker Permobil has a new owner. Eight years after Nordic Capital purchased the company, Swedish investment firm Investor AB will reportedly buy Permobil for 5.1 billion kronor ($783 million). In a statement

ResMed Alleges Patent Infringement

April 1, 2013
SAN DIEGO – Southern Calif-based ResMed has filed parallel legal actions with the International Trade Commission (ITC) and U.S. federal court “to stop the infringement of ResMed patents.” ResMed filed the actions against Taiwanese manufacturer

New York Auto Show Pays Attention to Accessibility

April 1, 2013
NEW YORK – The wheelchair accessible version of the Nissan NV200 Taxi made its debut last week at the New York International Auto Show. The new vehicle (pictured) will become available as part of Nissan’s NV200 “Taxi of TomorrowR

Medtrade Group Show Director Earns Outstanding Alumni Award

April 1, 2013
ATLANTA – The School of Hospitality at Georgia State University (GSU) recently named Kevin Gaffney, group show director, Medtrade, as one of its 40 outstanding alumni. The honor is part of the hospitality school’s 40th anniversary festivities

"Fiscal Cliff" Talks: Possible vehicle for MPP?

November 26, 2012
WATERLOO, IOWA – Congress is back in session for its final “Lame Duck” session, and virtually every news source is talking about the dreaded “Fiscal Cliff.” Whether reports say that Congressional leaders are optimistic a