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Providers watch for changes at Drive DeVilbiss


PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. – HME providers say they’re keeping an eye on Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, now that it has been reported the company is $600 million in debt.

Carolina’s HME launches breast pump division


CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Carolina’s Home Medical Equipment, Inc., has launched a new division, CHMEI BreastPumps.

Southwest Medical Aid shows off new warehouse


TUCSON, Ariz. – Southwest Medical Aid, a nonprofit that provides DME to low-income residents, held a grand opening ceremony for its new warehouse on Aug. 28, according to the Arizona Daily Star.

Dynarex expands DME offerings


ORANGEBURG, N.Y. – Dynarex has added several new products to its line of durable medical equipment, including two new wheelchairs, and an elongated raised toilet seat. It also has in stock its line of homecare bariatric beds.

‘Significant’ rate cuts force Miller’s to drop certain DME


AKRON, Ohio – Miller’s will no longer provide some basic DME, including walkers, crutches, canes, hospital beds, commodes and bath benches, effective July 1, it has notified customers.

Aeroflow seals deal with two more payers


ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Aeroflow Healthcare has partnered with PacificSource of Oregon and BCBS CareFirst to provide DME, including breast pumps, pediatric nebulizers, CPAP and incontinence supplies, to their members.

Providers set priorities for 2019

‘We can’t do anything about reimbursement, so fix what we can’

YARMOUTH, Maine – Despite the large number of unknowns for the year ahead, the majority of respondents to a recent HME Newspoll say they’re forging ahead with plans to grow their businesses.

Nevada: DME exempted from sales tax


CARSON CITY, Nev. – Residents of Nevada last week voted in favor of exempting durable medical equipment from sales tax, according to a bulletin from VGM.

Compass Health gets aggressive


MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, Ohio – With four acquisitions under its belt, Compass Health Brands is now in full-on sales mode.

Integrity Home Medical adds second location

'My dream is to grow responsibly and carefully'

GERMANTOWN, Tenn. – Integrity Home Medical has more than quintupled its retail and warehouse spaces after recently signing a lease for a 10,000-square-foot property in East Memphis, Tenn.