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AeroCare exec talks future of company, industry

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11/07/2014

With more than 25 years under his belt in the HME business, provider Steve Griggs has seen a lot of changes, but stuck with it. In 2002, he founded Miami-based AeroCare after a stint with Rotech. Today, the company stands poised for growth, thanks to a planned merger with MergeWorthRx. Griggs spoke with HME News recently about the future of AeroCare—and the HME industry.

How do you know which one to pick?

New website helps consumers make purchasing decisions with 10 best lists
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11/03/2014

Two HME industry veterans, Tyrrell Hunter and Sean Welton, have teamed up to create a website that allows visitors to view the best and most useful equipment for certain conditions, and buy it on the spot.

Provider renames, refreshes

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11/03/2014

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – A year after Professional Respiratory Services added complex rehab to its mix, it has added rehab to its name.

The new name, Professional Respiratory and Rehab, comes with a new logo.

Providers monitor Ebola crisis

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10/31/2014

YARMOUTH, Maine – Although Ebola scares are in the headlines every day, providers say they aren’t seeing much of that on the ground.

Merger casts ‘positive’ light on industry

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10/17/2014

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. 

Turning Leaf ‘pioneers’ financing program

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10/17/2014

LEBANON, Ore. – The folks at A Turning Leaf Home Medical (ATL) don’t think a lack of cash in hand should prevent patients from getting needed equipment.

AeroCare inks merger deal

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10/15/2014

ORLANDO – AeroCare has merged with MergeWorthRx and will become a publicly traded company, it was announced today.

Medicare Advantage enrollment on the rise

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10/10/2014

YARMOUTH, Maine – Medicare has said it expects enrollment in Medicare Advantage plans to increase, a trend providers say they are seeing already.

What's the real story about fraud?

Stakeholders respond to Post story, 'A Medicare scam that just kept rolling'
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09/26/2014

WASHINGTON – A recent story in the Washington Post highlighting power wheelchair fraud is simply rehashing old news at the cost of highlighting current problems, industry stakeholders say. 

An Active Life that appeals to everyone

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09/26/2014

PORTLAND, Maine – Provider Jim Greatorex wanted to bust the stigma that you have to be ill to buy something from an HME store. 

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