LAKE FOREST, Calif. – Apria Healthcare has repositioned itself as a respiratory-focused company with the sale of its home infusion business, Coram, to CVS Caremark, say analysts.
LAKE FOREST, Calif. – CVS Caremark has agreed to acquire Apria’s home infusion business, Coram, for $2.1 billion, the companies announced today.
YARMOUTH, Maine – HME providers struggling with decreased Medicare reimbursement are hunting for private-pay contracts, but they’re not always quick to pull the trigger.
COLUMBIA, S.C. – After nearly 20 years as a combo HME and pharmacy provider, Long’s has reinvented itself and its approach to patient care.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – To survive 30 years in the HME business, you have to be willing to change, says provider Bill Griffin.
“The industry demands it,” said Griffin, president of Griffin Home Health Care. “The key is being flexible.”
YARMOUTH, Maine – Provider Brent Bradshaw says Round 2 of competitive bidding has sparked a disturbing trend: contract suppliers billing patients for brake attachments for walkers that CMS has already paid for.
LAKE FOREST, Calif. – Apria Healthcare has already felt the sting of the Round 2 bid rates, company officials said during an earnings call Nov. 12.
LAKE FOREST, Calif. – Apria Healthcare on Nov. 12 reported net revenues of $607.2 million for the three months ended Sept. 30, 2013, a decrease of $1.3 million from the same period last year.
INDIANAPOLIS – After pulling back from TV advertising about four years ago, Home Health Depot is once again on the local airwaves.
WASHINGTON – HME providers say fear of being excluded from the Medicare program prompted the low reimbursement rates for the Round 1 re-compete.
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