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In brief: Bid amounts for braces, changes for CGMs and external pumps, provider reactions

October 30, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – CMS on Oct. 27 announced Round 2021 single payment amounts for off-the-shelf back braces and knee braces.   The agency has made contract offers for back and knee braces in 127 CBAs, a move that it expects to save $600 million for the Medicare program and beneficiaries over the three-year contract period.  CMS is not making offers for back and knee braces in certain CBAs where savings would not be achieved. Payment in those areas will be based on adjusted fee schedule...

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180 Medical named Best Place to Work

October 29, 2020HME News Staff

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - 180 Medical has been named one of Oklahoma's Best Places to Work by the Best Companies Group and the Journal Record. It's the provider's 11th time on the list, which is based on anonymous employee surveys on working conditions. This year's survey included questions about how well companies handled COVID-19 workplace communication and safety. “In light of the unprecedented year that we all have experienced due to COVID, it is a great feeling to know that our employees...

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Providers who wear capes: Free lunch, diapers and a really big giveback

July 31, 2020Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - HME providers have stepped up in acts both big and small to prove the COVID-19 pandemic has also brought out the best in people. National reach 180 Medical, a national provider of disposable medical supplies, was inspired by an article in the New York Times calling attention to a shortage of diapers, wipes and other essential needs for children and individuals with special needs, says employee Jessica Jared. “This (was) due to the surge in panic buying,” she told HME...

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180 Medical launches caregiver scholarship

January 22, 2020HME News Staff

OKLAHOMA CITY - 180 Medical is launching the Ron Howell Caregiver Scholarship in honor of President Ron Howell, who will retire this year. It is open to college students who are unpaid caregivers to a family member or loved one and plan to attend a two-year, four-year or graduate school program in the fall. “We're thrilled to be able to implement a scholarship program that can offer a helping hand to caregivers, who often work so hard and give so much to their loved ones while also working...

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180 Medical expands into incontinence products

December 19, 2019HME News Staff

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - 180 Medical, a nationwide supplier of intermittent catheters and ostomy supplies, now also offers incontinence products. 180 Medical offers a range of incontinence products, including pull-on protective underwear, adult diapers and briefs, children's training pants, baby diapers, urinary bladder pads, incontinence liners, male guards, booster pads and underpads. “It's an exciting time for us,” said Mark Jassey, chief commercial officer. “We've spent nearly...

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180 Medical hands out scholarships

November 13, 2019HME News Staff

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - 180 Medical, a provider specializing in disposable medical supplies, has named seven recipients of $1,000 scholarships. “Each year, we're amazed at the huge hurdles so many of our scholarship applicants have overcome and still maintain an attitude of positivity and perseverance,” said Mark Jassey, COO. “It's a true honor to be able to assist the recipients in their future career goals.” Todd Brown, the founder of 180 Medical, started the scholarship...

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180 Medical inks agreement with insurer

July 31, 2019HME News Staff

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. - 180 Medical has partnered with insurer CareMore to provide high-quality disposable medical supplies to its members in Arizona and California. “180 Medical strives to partner with insurance carriers like CareMore that place an emphasis on providing the kind of care you would give your own family,” said Gene Katzenberger, 180 Medical's director of contracting and compliance. “Partnering with organizations that share our commitment to improving patients'...

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180 Medical honored

October 5, 2018HME News Staff

OKLAHOMA CITY - 180 Medical, a provider of urological and ostomy supplies, has been recognized for the 9th year as one of the Best Places to Work in Oklahoma by the Best Companies Group, which surveys nearly 6,000 companies and their 800,000 employees every year. "We are just so proud and pleased to be ranked as one of the best employers in Oklahoma," says Angie Christopher, HR director. "We're dedicated to making 180 Medical a fun and fulfilling place to work for our employees, where they can feel...

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180 Medical hailed as 'best place to work'

October 16, 2014HME News Staff

OKLAHOMA CITY - 180 Medical has once again been named one of the best places to work in Oklahoma by Oklahoma City-based okc.BIZ and Best Companies Group. “Being named as one of the best places to work in Oklahoma for the fifth year says so much about our company and what we stand for, because it's based on what our employees think and say about the work experience here,” said Sharon Hodnett, director of human resources at 180 Medical. Over the past two years, the provider has hired 120...

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In brief: AAH honors champions, Philips Respironics snags gov't contract

September 26, 2014HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - AAHomecare has named Cara Bachenheimer of Invacare and Joel Mills of Advanced Homecare as its 2014 Homecare Champions. The award recognizes AAHomecare members who have made exceptional contributions to the homecare community throughout their careers. AAHomecare officials lauded Bachenheimer, senior vice president of government relations for Invacare, as a “consensus builder who sees the big picture.” AAHomecare officials praised Mills, CEO of Advanced Homecare and one of...

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