Landauer, Allcare merge
PLAINVIEW and MT. VERNON, N.Y. – Two New York-based DME providers, Landauer Metropolitan and Allcare Medical, have agreed to merge operations. The merger brings together two of the largest HME providers in the Northeast at a time when the industry is seeing significant consolidation due to competitive bidding, according to a press release. The newly merged company will be better equipped to handle the increased volume that will likely result from the program, the release notes. It will operate under the Landauer Metropolitan name. Lou Rocco, CEO of Landauer, will remain in that position, while Win Hayes, CEO of Allcare Medical, will become president of the company. Landauer serves patients in nine Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states and the District of Columbia, while Allcare serves patients in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.