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Incontinence provider has it in the bag


YARMOUTH, Maine – Home Delivered is now offering Tranquility brand incontinence products by the bag. Buying by the bag allows users to determine what product will work best for them without having to buy a whole case, according to a press release.

Provider makes GO of new venture

B2B venture distributes incontinence supplies

GREEN BAY, Wis. – HME Home Medical might not win a price war with medical supply behemoths like Medline and McKesson, but the provider does think it can win a few battles.

Stakeholders warn state lawmakers on bidding supplies


WASHINGTON – A recent Office of Inspector General (OIG) report calls on CMS to urge states to cut costs on incontinence supplies, and the agency agreed. Industry stakeholders warn that could lead to an expansion of competitive bidding.

Medicaid could have saved 23% by using bid pricing


BALTIMORE – State Medicaid programs could have saved 23%, or $62 million, if they had paid the median competitive bidding rates for incontinence supplies in 2012, according to a report from the Office of the Inspector General (OIG).

Changing lives at Medtrade

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

On face value, incontinence seems to be a pretty straightforward product category in the HME market.

After a trip to Medline’s booth at Medtrade, however, I’m not so sure.

I met Bill Bowser there, who’s the director of sales for the company’s Personal Care division.

New Jersey: Medline secures contract


TRENTON, N.J. – Providers here were shocked and dismayed to learn that they were losing part of their incontinence business to Medline.

CareGiver Partnership receives ‘excellent’ rating


NEENAH, Wis. – The CareGiver Partnership, a national retailer of incontinence supplies and other home healthcare products, has earned an “excellent” rating from STELLAService, an independent company that rates the customer service performance of online businesses.

In brief: Stakeholders to shut down switchboards, Sanomedics to buy sleep provider


ALEXANDRIA, Va. – With Round 2 of competitive bidding now underway, industry stakeholders plan to crank up the pressure on lawmakers with a virtual fly-in July 18.

Amazon makes foray into HME


SEATTLE – has launched an online store that will sell certain home medical equipment, according to a press release.

Box: Incontinence and skin care


Changing Market