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Dynarex expands DME offerings


ORANGEBURG, N.Y. – Dynarex has added several new products to its line of durable medical equipment, including two new wheelchairs, and an elongated raised toilet seat. It also has in stock its line of homecare bariatric beds.

‘Significant’ rate cuts force Miller’s to drop certain DME


AKRON, Ohio – Miller’s will no longer provide some basic DME, including walkers, crutches, canes, hospital beds, commodes and bath benches, effective July 1, it has notified customers.

Aeroflow seals deal with two more payers


ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Aeroflow Healthcare has partnered with PacificSource of Oregon and BCBS CareFirst to provide DME, including breast pumps, pediatric nebulizers, CPAP and incontinence supplies, to their members.

Providers set priorities for 2019

‘We can’t do anything about reimbursement, so fix what we can’

YARMOUTH, Maine – Despite the large number of unknowns for the year ahead, the majority of respondents to a recent HME Newspoll say they’re forging ahead with plans to grow their businesses.

Nevada: DME exempted from sales tax


CARSON CITY, Nev. – Residents of Nevada last week voted in favor of exempting durable medical equipment from sales tax, according to a bulletin from VGM.

Compass Health gets aggressive


MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, Ohio – With four acquisitions under its belt, Compass Health Brands is now in full-on sales mode.

Integrity Home Medical adds second location

'My dream is to grow responsibly and carefully'

GERMANTOWN, Tenn. – Integrity Home Medical has more than quintupled its retail and warehouse spaces after recently signing a lease for a 10,000-square-foot property in East Memphis, Tenn. 

Aeroflow donates to Harvey victims


ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Aeroflow Healthcare will donate medical equipment and supplies, including wheelchairs, diapers and bed pads, to residents of Orangefield, Texas, which was hit by Hurricane Harvey in August.

Nevada: Coalition collects 100K signatures to end tax


RENO, Nev. – Doug Bennett, owner of Bennett Medical Services, is leading a grueling process to exempt DME from Nevada’s state sales tax.

DME is what we use, HME is what we do


Historically, items like hospital beds, oxygen tanks and concentrators, wheelchairs, commodes, ambulatory aids, compressors and other items that could be used to support a medical need on an ongoing basis were referred to as DME.