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In brief: Philips settlement, Compass Health network, NHIA fellows 

December 27, 2023HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO – Philips Respironics has paid almost $2.5 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by giving kickbacks to sleep laboratories, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of California has announced.  The settlement resolves allegations that, from 2016 through 2021, Philips Respironics provided sleep labs with free masks used to treat and diagnose sleep-related respiratory disorders to induce physicians at the labs to write referrals...

Compass Health Brands, Kickbacks, National Home Infusion Association (NHIA), Philips, Quality Biomedical

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Compass Health adds Quality Biomedical to network 

December 26, 2023HME News Staff

MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, Ohio – Compass Health Brands has expanded its authorized service center network with the addition of Quality Biomedical. Through this new agreement, the Boulder, Colo.-based Quality Biomedical will support Compass Health customers with in-warranty and out-of-warranty repairs for stationary and portable oxygen concentrators, CPAP and BiPAP devices, ventilators and other equipment. “Partnering with Quality Biomedical dovetails perfectly with Compass Health’s focus...

Compass Health Brands, Quality Biomedical, Repair, Service

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Repair Authority, Compass Health partner on repairs 

May 1, 2023HME News Staff

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio – Repair Authority has been selected by Compass Health Brands as its preferred repair partner for the truAIRE-5 stationary oxygen concentrator. This latest partnership brings the number of factory authorized warranty service center contracts that Repair Authority holds to nine, the most of any other repair company, it says. “We are honored to have been selected by Compass Health Brands as their preferred repair partner,” said Jess Keirn, CEO of Repair Authority....

Compass Health Brands, Repair Authority, Repairs

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Compass Health finds 'right partner' to offer CBD

June 26, 2020HME News Staff

CLEVELAND - Compass Health has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Well Care Brands to promote and sell their P�rCare line of CBD products. The partnership with Compass Health will allow Well Care Brands to target the HME segment for their P�rCare line, which is specifically designed for the “over 40 market.” “We have been eager to enter the CBD segment of the market but needed to find the right partner, a partner who understands the unique needs of both the HME...

CBD, Compass Health Brands, Distribution, Well Care Brands

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Carex rebrands

November 12, 2019HME News Staff

MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, Ohio - Carex, a subsidiary of Compass Health Brands, has unveiled a new logo and redesigned its website. now features: more than 600 products, with free shipping on orders more than $75; an easy-to-use and interactive search functionality; and navigation based on health condition. “Our new Carex brand logo and website are a representation of our continued dedication to providing the best products, customer service and brand experience,” said Stuart Straus,...

Carex, Compass Health Brands, Rebrand, Redesign, Website

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Medtrade Show Daily

Exhibitors emphasize health, strength

September 30, 2019John Andrews

ATLANTA — Given that Medtrade is an exposition for healthcare providers, it seems natural that health and strength would be predominant themes among exhibitors in 2019. For the industry's purposes, these terms refer to the fiscal and operational outlook for HME companies, as well as determined advocacy on Capitol Hill. For instance, at Irving, Texas-based McKesson, the Medtrade booth theme is “Stronger Together,” which emphasizes the significance of unity within the industry,...

2019, CAIRE, Compass Health Brands, Home Medical Equipment (HME), McKesson, Medtrade

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Providers have retail advantages

February 22, 2019John Andrews

LAS VEGAS - Retail opportunities continue to be a major thrust at Medtrade Spring and attendees should pay attention to the advice they get from vendors at this year's show at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. It might just give them the wake-up call they need.One of the biggest concerns among independent HME providers seeking retail business is about how to compete with major online retailer Amazon. The powerhouse platform is offering home medical equipment as a part of its massive portfolio and...

Compass Health Brands, Health Mobius, Pride Mobility

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People news: Compass Health, Vertess

January 29, 2019HME News Staff

Ted Metcalf has joined Compass Health Brands as Western Regional Director. He will manage the sales teams in 13 states. Most recently, Metcalf served as the director of rehab, O&P and HME retail for The MED Group/MHA. He has also worked for Numotion and Pride Mobility…Dave Turgeon has joined M&A advisory firm Vertess as a managing director. Turgeon, a seasoned professional in the behavioral healthcare and I/DD space, has played a central role in the acquisition of hundreds of companies and the...

Compass Health Brands, People news, Vertess

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Compass Health sponsors AAHomecare

November 29, 2018HME News Staff

CLEVELAND - Compass Health has joined AAHomecare as a bronze level corporate partner. “When the opportunity presented itself, it was an easy decision to support AAHomecare due to their tireless work in support of the HME industry” said Gregory Zenko, senior vice president of Compass Health's HME Business Unit, in a press release. “With acute care facilities being incentivized to discharge patients quickly, it's imperative that CMS creates balanced and fair programs allowing...

AAHomecare, Compass Health Brands

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Medtrade Show Daily

Speaker spotlight: What retail is, and isn't

August 29, 2018Jeff Rowe

ATLANTA - More HME providers are incorporating cash sales into their revenue streams. But at Medtrade in Atlanta, in “How to Drive Two Trains at Once,” Michael Scarsella, national sales director for Compass Health Brands, will step it up a notch and explorethe complexity of a blended cash sales and third-party pay business model. HME News: When it comes to cash sales in the HME industry, is it better to be 100% cash or some percentage of cash and third-party payers? Michael Scarsella:It...

2018, Compass Health Brands, Medtrade, Mike Scarsella, retail sales

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