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Providers on grandfathering: Keep serving, keep collecting

May 10, 2013Elizabeth Deprey

WASHINGTON - Grandfathering may help keep non-contract suppliers in Round 2 afloat, but it's only a temporary fix for them and their patients, they say.Non-contract suppliers must provide written notification of their decision whether or not to be a grandfathered supplier to all of their Medicare beneficiaries in a competitive bid area at least 30 business days prior to implementation of the program, or May 20.“My family has served this community since 1946,” said Jene Sego, president...

ADLs, Competitive Bidding, CPAP, DME, Grandfathering, HME, Horn Medical Supply, Medirest, MPP, Negative pressure wound therapy, round 2, Sego's Home Medical Equipment

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Joy Comfort launches new website

March 25, 2013HME News Staff

COSTA MESA, Calif. - Joy Comfort, a medical supply company based here, has launched a new e-commerce website, according to a press release. The site offers a broad array of medical equipment and supplies, such aids to daily living, orthopedic products and comfort products, including a line of custom ergonomics products.

ADLs, Ergonomics, Joy Comfort, Orthopedics


Providers vs. retailers: A game of pricing, service

January 18, 2013Leif Kothe

YARMOUTH, Maine - It's time for HME providers to adapt to the reality of big-box stores as competitors, according to a recent HME Newspoll.A whopping 98% of respondents to the poll said the mass market retailers in their areas carry HME. What's more: 71% of respondents said retailers are increasing the amount of HME they carry.One thing respondents said they aren't doing in response to competition from retailers: “You're silly if you think you can compete on price,” said Cliff Woolard,...

Active Home Medical Supplies, ADLs, Advanced Homecare, All Star Medical, Anything Medical, CMS, Home Med-Equip Co., Medicaid, Medicare

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