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Drive DeVilbiss secures ‘additional runway’


PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. – Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare has agreed in principle to receive $35 million in new capital, together with a reduction in cash debt service obligations from its current lenders.

Stakeholders issue challenge on H.R. 2771


WASHINGTON – AAHomecare asks providers to zero in on lawmakers who have previously co-sponsored bid-relief legislation and ask them to support H.R. 2771.

Medical Service Company expands in Michigan


CLEVELAND – Medical Service Company has acquired the assets of Beaumont Health’s HME business in southeast Michigan, according to Modern Healthcare.

Providers watch for changes at Drive DeVilbiss


PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. – HME providers say they’re keeping an eye on Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, now that it has been reported the company is $600 million in debt.

Stakeholders eye upcoming payment rule

‘What will be the formula in non-bid areas?’

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders are stepping back to take a larger view of payment issues for HME, with the bid window for Round 2021 closing on Wednesday.

Auditors avoid appeals process, make ‘major’ requests


YARMOUTH, Maine – If you’re an HME provider trying to appeal a denial by a managed care payer, it’s probably not going very smoothly, reports consultant Wayne van Halem.




HME NewsPoll October 2019

Sept. 18 is the deadline for submitting bids for Round 2021 of competitive bidding.