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Jim Knight


ACU-Serve, ECS North marry technology, talent

September 2, 2022Liz Beaulieu, Editor

AKRON, Ohio – ACU-Serve’s acquisition of ECS Billing & Consulting North gives the company a high-profile foothold in consulting and training, says CEO Jim Knight.   As part of the deal, Sarah Hanna will join ACU-Serve as vice president of consulting services, as will Kit Shellhouse, both frequent speakers at HME industry events.  “We’re really a full-service provider, with one exception: We don’t do consulting services,” Knight said. “So,...

ACU-Serve, ECS Billing North, Jim Knight, Sarah Hanna

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In brief: CMS opens NCD, Philips transitions leadership, ACU-Serve makes buy

August 19, 2022HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – CMS has opened the National Coverage Determination for seat elevation systems used with power wheelchairs, but the agency is not reconsidering coverage for power standing systems at this time.  CMS said in May it would commit to re-opening the NCD, nearly two years after the ITEM Coalition submitted a formal request to reconsider the NCD for mobility assistive equipment to include coverage for these systems.   “Now is the time for Medicare – the largest...

ACU-Serve, Bedard Medical, Council for Quality Respiratory Care (CQRC), ECS Billing North, Philips, Quipt, seat elevation

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Sarah Hanna


ACU-Serve acquires ECS Billing & Consulting North

August 18, 2022HME News Staff

AKRON, Ohio – ACU-Serve has acquired ECS Billing & Consulting North and founder Sarah Hanna will assume a role as vice president of consulting services at ACU-Serve.  “I am excited about ECS becoming part of the ACU-Serve team. ACU-Serve and ECS share business and client values, keeping client service as our number one priority,” said Hanna. “This move provides not only our current client base, but all healthcare providers, access to a full suite of services and technology...

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Have a business goal for 2018? 'Do it scared'

January 24, 2018Guest Commentary

Most everyone is familiar with the saying “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” To stop the insanity, how do we get different results?  One word “CHANGE.”   The problem with change is that it's hard and it's scary, but without it we can never realize our true potential.In business, change invigorates and excites me.  Admittedly, that wasn't always the case, but as I have grown and (“ahem”…aged)...

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