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M&A: What will be impact of bid changes?


YARMOUTH, Maine – It’s still early, but CMS’s proposed changes to the competitive bidding program could renew M&A activity, analysts say.

M&A: Buyer appetite for HME improves


YARMOUTH, Maine – After a slow first quarter, buyer appetites for HME businesses are picking up, say M&A analysts.

BritKare makes first buy


AMARILLO, Texas – BritKare Home Medical took its first dip in the M&A pool in early May when it acquired Lubbock, Texas-based Pillar Equipment Services. 

M&A: Are supplies a sleeper category?


When Liberty Medical drew 33 bidders to a sale of its assets in November, no one was more surprised than industry analysts.

Rotech ready to expand


ORLANDO, Fla. – Rotech Healthcare last week announced its first acquisition in several years and the company has indicated that’s only the beginning.

Merger casts ‘positive’ light on industry


ORLANDO – News of a merger between AeroCare and MergeWorthRx put a spring into the step of HME industry analysts.

“This a positive sign for the industry,” said Rick Glass, president of Steven Richards & Associates. 

Audit uncertainty drags on deals


YARMOUTH, Maine – It was a slow first quarter for mergers and acquisitions, say industry analysts.

It’s still a buyer’s market, analysts say

A look at the year that was and the year that is

YARMOUTH, Maine – Competitive bidding drove acquisition activity in 2013 and analysts say it will power decisions in the year ahead.

Just in from CMS: The number of active DMEPOS providers has increased

Friday, May 21, 2010

I'm on the road again. Last week it was Medtrade Spring in Las Vegas; this week it's the Pennsylvania Association of Medical Equipment Suppliers (PAMS) at Seven Springs Mountain Resort in Seven Springs, Pa., about 90 minutes outside Pittsburgh.