Navigation Links
RF Technologies Assists Healthcare Providers in Avoiding Preventable Injury Conditions to be Denied Reimbursement by Medicare
Date:4/9/2008

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) mandated that healthcare providers will not be eligible for reimbursement of expenses related to

preventable hospital injuries effective October 1, 2008

BROOKFIELD, Wis., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- RF Technologies(R) announces that it is partnering with healthcare providers throughout the country to assist them in complying with new Medicare regulations that go into effect October 1, 2008. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) has mandated that healthcare providers will not be eligible for reimbursement of expenses related to preventable hospital injuries. CMS will also bar providers from directly billing patients for expenses related to such injuries.

"Our knowledgeable experts are committed to providing solutions to help healthcare professionals comply with the directives of regulatory agencies, while providing the best possible care," said James Hermann, Vice President of Business Development at RF Technologies.

Among the hospital-acquired conditions that Medicare will withhold reimbursement for are bedsores or pressure ulcers and injuries caused by falls and infections. According to Centers for Disease and Prevention, each year more than one-third of U.S. adults aged 65 and older fall and each fall costs an average of $19,440.

With more than 20 years of industry experience, RF Technologies is sharing its vast knowledge to assist healthcare providers in addressing this new regulation, and mitigating the physical and financial risks.

Some of the solutions that RF Technologies has readily available to assist with avoiding preventable injuries include: Code Alert(R) Advanced 3-Way Care Solution; Safe Place(R) Hospital Security Solutions that integrate with Advanced 3-Way Care and include the Joint Commission reporting feature, which records an alert and the care administered to a patient, along with reports that document treatment; and Safe Place(R) Elopement Management Solution.

For additional information, log-on to http://www.rft.com or call 1-800-669-9946.

About RF Technologies

RF Technologies is a leading provider of comprehensive, integrated RFID and Wi-Fi monitoring systems, and healthcare enterprise solutions, including Code Alert(R) Wandering Management, Wireless Call and Fall Management Solutions, Safe Place(R) ED and Infant/Child Security Solutions, and PinPoint(R) Real Time Location-Aware Solutions. RF Technologies has been providing wireless RFID security systems to healthcare since 1987 and has an install base of over 10,000 healthcare facilities. The Company is credited with inventing the first RFID infant security system, is first in the industry to offer Remote Monitoring, RF Consulting and 24X7 technical support by RF Technologies' staff specialists and a nationwide service management team. http://www.rft.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE RF Technologies
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Planet Technologies Announces Agreement to Acquire Antigen Laboratories
2. Cardiovascular Technologies to be Highlighted at 5th Annual Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit, Oct. 1-3
3. VNUS Medical Technologies Announces Resignation of Chief Financial Officer and VP, Finance & Administration
4. Osteotech to Present at First Albany Capitals Regenerative Technologies Conference in New York
5. ReBuilder Medical Technologies, Inc. Reports International Sales Expansion
6. Advanced technologies aim to transform the coaching of top athletes
7. Global Med Technologies(R) Extends Its Worldwide Outreach
8. Acuo Technologies(R) Names Mike Dolan Vice President of Sales
9. ReBuilder Medical Technologies, Inc. Signs Agreement for Distribution in Maine
10. Neurobiological Technologies Reports Going Concern Qualification
11. MedCom USAs Subsidiary Card Activation Technologies, Inc.s SB2 Registration Declared Effective by SEC
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Austin residents seeking Mohs ... College of Mohs Surgery and to Dr. Russell Peckham for medical and surgical dermatology. ... treatment for skin cancer. The selective fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery completed by Dr. ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... non-athletes recover from injury. Recently, he has implemented orthobiologic procedures as a method ... —Johnson is one of the first doctors to perform the treatment. Orthobiologics are ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Michigan (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... June ... about the dangers associated with chronic pain and the benefits of holistic treatments, ... individuals who are suffering with Sickle Cell Disease. , Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... CA (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Comfort ... the American Cancer Society and the Road To Recovery® program to drive cancer patients ... seniors and other adults to ensure the highest quality of life and ongoing independence. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Puradigm® ... Group (TGIG), has initiated cultivation and processing operations at its production facility, and ... Nevada. , Puradigm is the manufacturer of a complete system of proactive air ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... -- Research and Markets has announced ... Applications, Technologies, Forecasts" report to their offering. ... Smart Skin, Structural Health Monitoring, Composite Smart Structures, ... involves electronic and/or electrical components and circuits that ... such as vehicle bodies or conformally placed upon ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... and SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. , June ... -based mobile pulmonary function testing company, is now able to ... devices developed by ndd Medical Technologies , Inc. ... done in hospital-based labs.  Thanks to ndd,s EasyOne PRO ® , ... , can get any needed testing done in the comfort of ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 2016   Pulmatrix, Inc ., (NASDAQ: ... drugs, announced today that it was added to the ... its comprehensive set of U.S. and global equity indexes ... important milestone for Pulmatrix," said Chief Executive Officer ... our progress in developing drugs for crucial unmet medical ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: