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AAHomecare shuffles leadership


WASHINGTON – Joel Mills, CEO of Advanced Home Care in Greensboro, N.C., has been appointed treasurer of AAHomecare’s Executive Committee. He replaces Jeff Hall, president and CEO of Reliable Medical Supplies in Brooklyn, Minn.

Provider gets HME in front of nominee, with senator’s help


GREEN BAY, Wis. – When provider Steve Huntington received a letter recently from Sen.

'Shake-up' in Yakima gives Norco opportunity


BOISE, Idaho – Norco filled a major gap in its footprint recently when it acquired Freedom Medical Supply in Yakima, Wash.

FAHCS hosts successful conference


FORT LAUDERDALE – The Florida Alliance of Home Care Services welcomed Madeline Delp, Ms. Wheelchair USA, to its Fall Conference, held Nov. 8 and 9.

Medtrade 2017: A shorter, but upbeat and refreshing, show


ATLANTA – The mood at Medtrade 2017 was palpably up, say show organizers.

Survey highlights broken Medicare system


WASHINGTON – More than three-quarters of case managers have experienced difficulties with the discharge of patients who need home medical equipment, according to the preliminary results of a new survey from AAHomecare.

Retail remains a key Medtrade theme


As the home medical equipment business continues to search for a clear identity in the healthcare continuum, the retail model serves as a beacon to guide the industry forward.

Tax credit could be boon for home modifications


The home medical equipment industry is poised to benefit from the “aging in place” movement, especially on the home modification front.

New biz: I Love Lucy’s


WINDSOR, Colo. – As an 18-year-old HME patient, Lucy Sodre learned how critical the right equipment is to the recovery process. At 21, she began working for a Miami-based provider.

Bid relief: Time to rack up co-signers, stakeholders say

‘It’s not time for grassroots to sit back’

WASHINGTON – Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers, R-Wash., began circulating a sign-on letter Sept. 19 to put pressure on the Office of Management and Budget to move on a competitive bidding-related interim final rule that’s currently under its review.