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Mon Health, DASCO enter joint venture

July 12, 2021HME News Staff

MORGANTOWN, West Va. – Mon Health Equipment and Supplies and DASCO Home Medical Equipment have entered into a joint venture to build a stronger company that better serves communities across north central West Virginia. “This joint venture will allow us to make the most of DASCO’s long-time expertise in the business and ensure Mon Health Equipment and Supplies in Weston and Morgantown remain a vibrant and committed community medical service as it has been for many years,” said...

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In brief: CMS grants bond allowance, Dasco partners with PE firm

March 20, 2020Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - CMS is allowing providers to submit surety bond riders and/or page two of their bid surety bonds to make sure they meet Round 2021 requirements.The allowance applies only to providers who uploaded a copy of a valid bid surety bond by the deadline for bid submission and have received noticed that the CBIC needs additional information to ensure the bond meets all requirements.“AAHomecare reached out to CMS last week to request that bidders be allowed the opportunity to make sure...

CareCentrix, Coronavirus Outbreak, DASCO, NCART, Prochant, surety bond


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In brief: CMS details capacity, UHC admits error, VGM opens invite

May 17, 2019HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - CMS will use a bidder's estimated capacity—or their historic capacity plus their projected increase in capacity—along with their bid amount, to rank bids, reports the coalition behind www.dmecbpeducation.com. “(CMS's) newly released capacity policy shows how influential a bidder's capacity is to setting the rate,” said Mark Higley, vice president of regulatory affairs for the VGM Group. “While CMS does not guarantee volume, bidders who overestimate their...

DASCO, FODAC, United Healthcare, VGM Heartland, Viemed


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In brief: Tricare will make payment adjustments; Hospital HME, DASCO form partnership

July 14, 2017HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Tricare, the healthcare program for uniformed services members and their families, will also adjust payments from June through December 2016 per a provision in the 21st Century Cures Act, according to AAHomecare.The provision in the Cures Act requires Medicare to retroactively delay a second round of reimbursement cuts in non-bid areas from July 1, 2016, to Jan. 1, 2017, allowing providers to recoup a portion of six months worth of payments.In a letter responding to HME providers...

AAHomcare, DASCO, SleepQuest, TRICARE, vgm group


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Hospital HME, DASCO form partnership

July 11, 2017HME News Staff

POINT PLEASANT, Ohio - Pleasant Valley Hospital's HME division has entered into a joint venture with DASCO Home Medical Equipment, the Gallipolis Daily Tribune reports. It will now do business as DASCO-Pleasant Valley Home Medical Equipment and will be jointly owned by the two organizations, the newspaper says. “This partnership will allow DASCO to provide increased access to highly specialized respiratory equipment like home oxygen, non-invasive vent systems and CPAP equipment, while continuing...

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In brief: Report raises concerns, court pressures HHS

September 23, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Lawmakers should heed the findings of a new report that raises concerns about the roll out of competitive bidding rates nationwide, says The Council for Quality Respiratory Care.The report, published by The Moran Company, highlights several “deficiencies” with the program, including: use of non-binding bids; use of the median bid to calculate payment amounts; and use of composite bids, which it says incentivizes bidders to “game the system” by bidding low for...

aahomecare, Audit Backlog, Audit Key, Carolina's Home Medical Equipment, Competitive Bidding, Council for Quality Respiratory Care, DASCO, Professional Respiratory & Rehab Medical Equipment & Supplies


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DASCO named Best HME Provider

September 23, 2016HME News Staff

CHARLESTON, S.C. - DASCO Home Medical Equipment of Westerville, Ohio, took home the 2016 HME Excellence Award for Best HME Provider at the HME News Business Summit on Sept. 19.Carolina's Home Medical Equipment of Matthews, N.C., took home second place; and Professional Respiratory & Rehab Medical Equipment & Supplies of Chattanooga, Tenn., took home third place.Profiles of all of the award winners will appear in the Show Dailies distributed at Medtrade, Oct. 31 to Nov. 3, at the Georgia World Congress...

Carolina's HME, DASCO, HME Excellence Awards, Professional Respiratory


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