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Texas: Medicaid system glitches cause headaches

August 26, 2022Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

AUSTIN, Texas – Texas providers have been finding themselves at risk of getting disenrolled from the state Medicaid program dues to glitches in a new technology system, says Adrienne Trigg, chair of the legislative committee for TexMEP.   The glitches in the system, compounded by a guide manual that wasn’t updated, made it difficult, if not impossible, for providers to update their information.  “It’s just a bond,” she said. “You’re not having...

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In brief: Apria’s ‘banner year,’ Dynarex’s expanded portfolio, RESNA’s ATP survey

March 4, 2022HME News Staff

INDIANAPOLIS – Apria Healthcare has reported net revenue of $296.5 million for the fourth quarter of 2021, up 0.9% compared to the same period in 2020. Net income was $17 million vs. $25.9 million, down 34.5%.  The company reported net revenue of $1.15 billion for the full year 2021, up 3.3% compared to full year 2020. Net income was $64.9 million vs. $46.1 million, up 40.6%.  “We reported solid fourth quarter financial results and 2021 was a good year for Apria,”...

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Short takes: NCART, TexMEP 

March 1, 2022HME News Staff

NCART has named its first new member of 2022: Miller’s Adaptive Technologies. Miller’s, which was founded in 1976, provides adaptive seating products to the complex rehab industry. NCART says it grew its membership by nearly 20% in 2021…The Texas Medical Equipment Providers Association has added Ted Metcalf of VGM & Associates to its board of directors. Metcalf is the regional account manager covering Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Arkansas for VGM. He joins Laurie Bachorek,...

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State spotlight: TexMEP elevates providers

August 27, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

AUSTIN, Texas – The small but motivated group behind the Texas Medical Equipment Providers Association has a renewed sense of purpose: Giving providers a stronger voice in Texas.  “We’re interested in making TexMEP into an association that serves providers,” said Victoria Peterson, president, “and we want to make Texas a more provider-friendly state.”  Right now, Texas is anything but provider-friendly, says Adrienne Trigg, chair of the Legislative...

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In brief: Option Care Health and Viemed results, TexMEP exec, Heartland registration

May 7, 2021HME News Staff

BANNOCKBURN, Ill. – Option Care Health reported revenue of $759.2 million for the first quarter of 2021, an increase of 7.6% compared to $705.4 million for the same period last year.   Gross profit was $165.5 million, or 21.8% of net revenue, and adjusted EBITDA was $52.2 million for the quarter.  “The Option Care Health team delivered solid financial results in the first quarter while continuing to lay the foundation for sustained growth,” said John Rademacher,...

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TexMEP taps Lauryn Estrella as executive director 

May 6, 2021HME News Staff

AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas Medical Equipment Providers Association has named Lauryn Estrella as its new executive director. Estrella has more than 10 years of experience in the HME industry, including six years at HOMES, most recently helping multiple associations with database management, event planning and congressional meetings. TexMEP has also established a new board of directors. They include: Board President, Victoria Peterson of Respiratory & Medical Homecare;...

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