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Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy update: ‘We just had to take it on the chin’


It’s been a year since Hurricane Sandy blew ashore, and provider David Chase says, despite the financial difficulties the storm wrought, he wouldn’t do anything different.

ACOs: Work within an integrated network

Q. How can HME providers help ACOs function more effectively in emergency circumstances?

A. In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, healthcare news was flooded with stories of HME providers tirelessly caring for their patients during the storm.

Convaid donates wheelchairs to Hurricane Sandy victims


TORRANCE, Calif. – Convaid, a manufacturer of customized mobility devices, has teamed up with a Girl Scout Troop to donate wheelchairs to children who lost equipment during Hurricane Sandy, according to a press release.

Hurricane Sandy: Providers persevere, but at what cost?


NEW YORK – As things slowly return to some type of normal here, HME providers are calculating the financial damages wrought by Hurricane Sandy.

The Audit Team assists providers affected by Sandy


CANTON, Ohio – The Audit Team is offering providers in areas affected by Hurricane Sandy free and significantly reduced fees for the next 60 days.

In wake of Sandy, CMS grants audit relief


BALTIMORE – HME providers who are dealing with the fallout from Hurricane Sandy won't also have to deal with audits, AAHomecare announced Nov. 7.

"Mention home care! Mention home care!"

Friday, November 9, 2012

I was watching, I believe, the CBS Evening News last night and caught a segment about how storm weary New Yorker/New Jersey residents were holding up without power.

Providers persevere through floods, outages


YARMOUTH, Maine – Hurricane Sandy may be over, but HME providers and their patients in the hardest-hit areas are still dealing with the fallout—and there are more dark days ahead.

HME providers rally around Sandy victims

'They had nothing but the clothes on their backs'

YARMOUTH, Maine – With the eastern seaboard reeling in the aftermath of Sandy, several HME providers have made concerted efforts to assist those devastated by the hurricane.

MetroStar opens doors to Sandy victims


BROOKLYN, N.Y. – To assist in recovery efforts for Hurricane Sandy, MetroStar Home Health Products will open its warehouse doors to a donation drive for victims of the disaster, according to a press release.