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Morin takes wheel at HOMES

‘We want to be the driving force for change’

Jason Morin brings more than two decades of working for an HME company to his new role as president and CEO of HOMES—experience that he says gives him a “deep understanding” of the industry’s challenges and how they directly impact providers.

People: Ginger Walls, Bill Fredericks


Permobil Americas has named Ginger Walls director of clinical sales and education.

Jason Morin tapped to lead HOMES


NEW BEDFORD, Mass. – HOMES has named Jason Morin, most recently of Home Care Specialists in Haverhill, Mass., as its new president and CEO.

Industry loses passionate leader


NEW BEDFORD, Mass. – Karyn Estrella, the president and CEO of Home Medical Equipment and Services Association of New England, has died at 61. She spent more than 20 years advocating for the HME industry.

Estrella takes time away from HOMES


NEW BEDFORD, Mass. – Karyn Estrella, president and CEO of the Home Medical Equipment and Services Association of New England (HOMES), is taking a medical leave from the association.

HOMES seeks new board members


NEW BEDFORD, Mass. – HOMES is accepting applications for its board of directors.

New Hampshire: Granite State providers seek changes to Medicaid managed care


CONCORD, N.H. – HOMES is trying to get out ahead of the next round of Medicaid managed care contracts in New Hampshire and incorporate protections for HME providers.

People: Board appointments, new hire, new chair


AAHomecare has appointed three new members to its board of directors: Michelle Templin, vice president of legislative affairs and business development for Managed Health Care Associates; Jeff Bowman, vice president of home medical equipme

Busy week for HOMES


BOSTON – Competitive bidding, reimbursement and audits were among the topics discussed at a Feb. 12 meeting between HOMES and HHS and CMS officials.

The 90-minute meeting was the result of an invitation of HHS Secretary Alex Azar.

HOMES honors VGM


WATERLOO, Iowa – VGM Group has received the 2018 Outstanding Volunteer Award from the Home Medical Equipment and Services Association of New England (HOMES). The award recognizes a person, company or associate member who promotes the interest of the HME industry.