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Provider profile: All Star Medical is all right with retail

February 22, 2019Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

HERMITAGE, Tenn. - Provider Kevin Brown has been doing retail since 2009 and dropped insurance entirely in 2015—a decision he calls the “best move ever.”“We don't have to worry about a random audit coming down the road,” said Brown, one of the owners of All Star Medical Supply, which has locations in Hermitage and Franklin, Tenn. “You can actually work on growing your business and we get paid upfront.”Brown spoke with HME News recently about the importance...

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Baby boomers, lift chairs drive post-holiday sales

December 31, 2014Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - Although the start of the year always means big sales for mainstream retailers, when it comes to home medical equipment, other factors drive buying.“My philosophy is, people don't shop for this stuff when it's on sale,” said Mike Kuller, president of All Star Medical Supply in Walnut Creek, Calif. “They shop for it when they decide they need it.”That doesn't mean, however, that Kuller doesn't see an increase in sales after the holidays.“Baby boomers...

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Reporter's Notebook: Looking forward, not back

January 24, 2014Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

Hermitage, Tenn.-based provider Kevin Brown is excited about the year ahead.A big reason why: All Star Medical Supply recently opened a new retail location in Franklin and moved its existing Hermitage operation into a much larger location (6,000 square feet vs. 2,000 square feet).“We've been doing retail since 2009 and we've had a lot of success,” said Brown, owner. “It was probably less than 10%. Now we are probably between 35% to 40% and hoping to get that a little higher.”One...

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