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MS Supply takes on WellCare


TAMPA, Fla. – MS Supply and Home Health Company, a mom-and-pop provider, has filed a lawsuit against WellCare, claiming the managed care organization owes it more than $1 million.

CPS Medical to turn 40


TYLER, Texas — CPS Medical has weathered a number of storms over the last four decades, but reimbursement cuts to oxygen therapy has been the provider’s greatest challenge to date.

Non-rural providers feel sidelined


YARMOUTH, Maine – HME providers located in the “no-man’s land” between rural areas and competitive bid areas say they are nearing the breaking point.

Aeroflow responds to increasing interest in CBD

Provider launched Aeroflow Naturals last month

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Aeroflow Naturals, a division of Aeroflow Healthcare, wants to give customers a “trusted avenue” to navigate the largely unregulated field of cannabidoil (CBD) products.

Own your online rep


If you’re still in the dark when it comes to what’s being said about your business online, it’s time to shine a light on it, says Christina Throndson, vice president at VGM Forbin.

Reporter's notebook: CVS may not like DME


A pharmacist by training and an HME provider by trade, Mike Kuller offers a unique perspective on CVS’s plans to rollout expanded health services and DME offerings through its HealthHUBs.

Contracts open up, but little changes


EAST SANDWICH, Mass. – Since CMS let competitive bidding contracts expire on Dec. 31, 2018, Daina Juhansoo was hopeful that providers, previously locked out of the program, would be able to do Medicare business again.

Report: Lincare has bought Southwest provider


CLEARWATER, Fla. – Lincare Holdings, a subsidiary of Linde Group of Germany, has acquired Preferred Homecare/Lifecare Solutions, a portfolio company of Beecken Petty O’Keefe of Chicago, according to PE Hub Healthcare.

Impact of gap period? Too early to tell in most areas


YARMOUTH, Maine – What has been the impact of a two-year gap between competitive bidding contracts? It all depends who you ask.

CVS HealthHUBs won’t change HME market, providers say


YARMOUTH, Maine – CVS’s plans to push further into the HME market don’t faze providers, who say they’ve seen what happens when other outside companies try to muscle in.