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Home Oxygen Company bets on automation


MODESTO, Calif. – Home Oxygen Company, a respiratory services provider, has landed on Inc. Magazine’s 5000 list of fastest growing privately held companies for the first time, taking No. 3343.

AvaCare Medical recognizes, rewards military


LAKEWOOD, N.J. – AvaCare Medical has found a way to express its appreciation twofold for veterans.

Apria weathers historic flood


BATON ROUGE, La. – The flood waters have receded, but it’s still not business as usual in rain-soaked Louisiana, say Apria employees.

SuperCare bets on future

‘We decided to put a lot of money upfront in SuperCare to manage the patient’

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. – At a time when many HME providers are scaling back support, SuperCare Health has harnessed technology to develop a high-touch patient care model.

Regina Gillispie 'shows up' for small biz


When it comes to advocating for the HME industry, Regina Gillispie, owner of Best Home Medical, is no greenhorn.

Veteran secures $15M VA contract


MOUNTAIN TOP, Pa. – When provider Ronald Carter delivers a piece of equipment to a veteran, he makes a point of shaking his client’s hand and thanking them for their service.  

Nonprofit fills gap

Lake Health relieves rural access issues

LAKEVIEW, Ore. – Before Lake Health Medical Supply opened July 15, local oxygen patients had to wait weeks for a delivery or drive 100 miles if they needed more oxygen.  

What are opportunities, pitfalls of billing non-assigned?

Andrea Stark, Jeff Baird weigh-in on new trend

YARMOUTH, Maine – When it comes to billing Medicare non-assigned—something more and more HME providers have been forced to do—there are misconceptions about what can and can’t be done, say industry consultants.

In wake of cuts, HME providers let chips fall


YARMOUTH, Maine – It’s only been a month since CMS rolled out draconian reimbursement cuts across the country, but HME providers have begun playing hardball.

M&A: Cape Medical, Epic Health make buys


SANDWICH, Mass. – Cape Medical Supply has acquired New England Medical Homecare, a long-time provider of sleep therapy services in Auburn, Mass.