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Cancer survivor opens HME business

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08/16/2017

WINDSOR, Colo. – A 27-year-old cancer survivor has opened a medical supply business here called I Love Lucy’s Home Medical Supply and Equipment.

Stakeholders apply steady pressure for bid relief

Recent data analysis by AAHomecare shows 42% reduction in number of providers from 2013 to 2017
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07/14/2017

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders say they’re primed to build further support for bid relief after a post-July 4th recess surge resulted in a total of 49 signatures for a Senate sign-on letter.

Home Health Depot pulls trigger

‘We’re in a very good market to sell’
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07/14/2017

INDIANAPOLIS – With the economy humming and private equity money flowing, Home Health Depot’s Nate Feltman says the time was right to sell the last of the company’s business to Clearwater, Fla.-based Lincare.

Sunset Healthcare to distribute BellaMa products

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06/29/2017

WALNUT, Calif. – BellaMa, a manufacturer of breast pumps and breastfeeding accessories, has partnered with Sunset Healthcare Solutions to distribute its line of breast bumps to the home medical equipment market.

Supreme Medical partners with IMCO

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06/27/2017

HOUSTON – Supreme Medical Fulfillment, wholesale distributor of DME and medical supplies, has partnered with IMCO Home Care, a national member service organization of HME providers, pharmacies, VNAs, hospice care and group homes, to offer its purchasing power to members.

Risky business: Heartland attendees highlight education, networking

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06/16/2017

WATERLOO, Iowa – On the battlefield that is Medicare, HME providers can either retreat or fight back—either way there is risk, keynote Kevin Lacz told Heartland Conference attendees Tuesday morning.

Poll respondents back shorter Medtrade

‘In these decreased reimbursement days, we try to save money any way we can,’ says one respondent
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06/16/2017

ATLANTA – The decision by show organizers to shorten Medtrade from four to three days is spot on, say the large majority of respondents to a recent HME Newspoll.

Don't let the folksy veneer fool you, Heartland means business

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

James Rogers is not just here for the party. Oh yeah, he likes the parties: the hog roast, Fiesta in the Heartland.

“You’ve got to go, it’s lots of fun,” he tried to convince me (I do not like parties. There, I said it).

Caught on tape: Criticism of bid program mixed in with criticism of Obamacare

Also, Secretary Price finally goes on record about access issues
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06/09/2017

WASHINGTON – When HHS Secretary Tom Price took to Twitter last week to post several videos of small business owners speaking on the negative impact of Obamacare, one in particular caught the eye of social media-savvy HME providers.

Medtrade offers discount for early registration

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06/09/2017

ATLANTA – Early registration for Medtrade opens Monday, June 12. This year’s show takes place Oct. 23-25 at the Georgia World Congress Center.

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