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In brief: COVID vaccine, Hub’s and Sears, MedCare’s new digs


WASHINGTON – The Department of Health and Human Services has authorized licensed pharmacists to order and administer COVID-19 vaccinations to persons ages 3 or older, subject to certain requirements.

MedCare breaks ground on new warehouse


GREENSBURG, Pa. – MedCare Equipment Co. has plans to move into a new $4.9 million warehouse in Penn Township, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

In brief: Permobil expands in New Zealand, Dexcom ships G5


LEBANON, Tenn. – Permobil has acquired Auckland, New Zealand-based Durable Medical Equipment, Ltd., the largest complex rehab company in the country, it has announced.

The deal allows Permobil to “increase access to care” in New Zealand.

In brief: Overpayments persist for diabetes supplies, MedCare & Medical Service on growth streak


INDIANAPOLIS – The Office of Inspector General is not satisfied with National Government Services’ progress in preventing overpayments for diabetic test strips.

In brief: Stakeholders enlist Sen. Heitkamp, MedCare makes buy


WASHINGTON – Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., has agreed to be an original co-sponsor, along with Sen. John Thune, R-S.D, on a bill that would soften the blow of the nationwide rollout of competitive bidding pricing on Jan. 1, according to AAHomecare.

MedCare values solid business principles

‘The only thing worse than no business is bad business’

GREENSBURG, Pa. – The undulating HME landscape is enough to cause motion sickness in even the best providers.

MedCare makes Great buy

The deal is a departure for the provider, which typically partners with healthcare systems that don't have an HME business

GREENSBURG, Pa. – When provider John Sphon looks at the home medical equipment and respiratory therapy market, he sees a model that requires scale.

Excela promotes members of leadership team


GREENSBURB, Pa. – In light of continued growth, Excela Heath has promoted two members of its leadership team, according to a press release.

Prosthetic bill: 'It's a no-brainer'


A bill that seeks better insurance coverage for prosthetic limbs was introduced in the Senate April 16.