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    • 23 FEB 17
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    Northwood’s Commitment to Excellence

    Northwood’s Commitment to Excellence

    Northwood has over 20 years’ experience offering customized solutions to optimize durable medical equipment, prosthetic, orthotic and medical supply (DMEPOS) spend for insurance carriers serving health plans, auto no-fault and workers’ compensation programs. Northwood has expanded its services to include prescription and over-the-counter medications, home health care, infusion therapy, home modification, transportation and translation services.

    • 21 FEB 17
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    February’s Topic is Low Vision Awareness

    February’s Topic is Low Vision Awareness

    Our awareness feature for February is low vision. Low vision differs from nearsightedness or farsightedness because it can’t be corrected with glasses, surgery, or medicine. Low vision affects your ability to live your life as you’ve always done. It can become difficult to move around your house, read books, cook dinner or drive your car.

    • 02 FEB 17
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    Benefits Of Northwood As A Durable Medical Equipment Benefits Manager

    Benefits Of Northwood As A Durable Medical Equipment Benefits Manager

    Insurance carriers administering claims involving durable medical equipment, prosthetics and orthotics (DMEPOS) are confronted with increasing challenges and mounting regulations within the industry. Advances in technology and changes to the DMEPOS field often bring significant benefits and more favorable outcomes to claimants but also present considerably higher claims costs in addition to increased time spent

    • 30 JAN 17
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    Auto No-Fault and Workers’ Compensation Claims and Opioids

    Auto No-Fault and Workers’ Compensation Claims and Opioids

    Claimants with injuries sustained from an auto accident or during their workday will often be prescribed pain medication in addition to medical equipment such as crutches or even a wheelchair in order to return them to their initial state of wellbeing. While many claimants follow the prescribed treatment regimens and their medical provider’s instructions, some