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In brief: Updated cost study, oxygen template, diabetes outcomes

July 22, 2022HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa – For every $1 CMS invests in DME and supplies to prevent pressure sores, it will see a return of $38.54 in reduced or avoided treatment costs, according to an updated study from VGM Government Relations and Leitten Consulting.  DME and supplies to prevent pressure sores was one of three new categories included in the study. The others: catheters and related urological supplies, and diabetic test strips and monitors.  “As CMS forced prices down and treatment...

BOC, Brightree, Great Lakes Home Medical Services Association, Home Medical Equipment, NCPA, Oxygen NCD, USA Medical Supply


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Great Lakes leadership hosts meet-and-greet

July 18, 2022HME News Staff

PAOLI, Ind. – Chuck Williams, president of the Great Lakes Home Medical Services Association, and his team this month hosted a site visit and meet-and-greet at Williams Bros. Health Care Pharmacy in Paoli, Ind., for Erin Houchin, former Indiana state senator and congressional candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives. As a state senator, Houchin has been supportive of the HME industry, working with the association on a number of issues related to the state’s Medicaid program. The...

Erin Houchin, Great Lakes Home Medical Services Association, Home Medical Equipment, Williams Bros.


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Three groups look to gain 'critical mass'

April 25, 2014Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

Calling it a sign of the times, three state associations have merged to form a new regional association.The Great Lakes Home Medical Services Association is comprised of the memberships of the Association of Indiana Home Medical Equipment Services (AIHMES), the Illinois Association for Medical Equipment Services (AIMES), and the Michigan Independent Providers Association (MIPA).“Because of the contraction of the membership base, trying to get a critical mass to be effective and to get things...

AIHMES, Dave Doubek, George Kucka, Great Lakes Home Medical Services Association, IAMES, Tim Hatt


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