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Home accessibility presents dual-edge opportunity


In their quest to increase cash revenues, HME providers are inquiring about home accessibility with increasing frequency, manufacturers say.

'Aging in place' bill introduced


WASHINGTON – Baby boomers looking to make their homes more accessibe could receive a $30,000 tax credit for their troubles.

National Seating & Mobility: Big, and about to get bigger

‘I would think they’re probably going to plan to double or triple the size of this business’

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility has had a banner year, with a slew of acquisitions and the launch of its home accessibility business, which is why it might be the perfect time to sell.

Big names bring star power to home access market

‘The market is only tapping—at most—15% of its potential’

Editor’s note: Previously, we ran stories about former Numotion exec Paul Bergantino and National Seating & Mobility getting into this market. This week, we look at what it means when complex rehab’s biggest names get into a market full force.

NSM launches home accessibility biz

AccessNSM builds on Hudson’s experience

Editor’s note: Last week, we ran a story about former Numotion exec Paul Bergantino getting into this market. This week, it’s National Seating & Mobility.

Former Numotion execs launch company


HARTFORD, Conn. – Well-known industry execs Paul Bergantino and Tim Burfield have launched Lifeway Mobility, which will provide home accessibility equipment like ramps, lifts and bath safety solutions.

Accessibility market complements HME biz


Before Medicare came down hard on the HME industry with competitive bidding, getting involved with home accessibility just wasn’t something that providers thought much about.

Patient Home Monitoring to acquire company in Virginia


LOS ANGELES – Patient Home Monitoring has executed a letter of intent to acquire a $5 million healthcare company in Virginia that offers home accessibility products like patient lifts.

Boomers drive home accessibility market


The age of baby boomer retirement and that generation’s need for homecare services is finally dawning and it offers great commercial potential for HME providers ready to expand into home accessibility.

MEDIchair goes private equity


TORONTO – Centric Health has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its MEDIchair and Motion Specialties retail home medical operations to Canadian-based Birch Hill Equity Partners for $50 million.