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Hurricane Sandy: Providers persevere, but at what cost?

November 21, 2012Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

NEW YORK - As things slowly return to some type of normal here, HME providers are calculating the financial damages wrought by Hurricane Sandy.When the powerful storm struck the heavily populated New York-New Jersey coast on Oct. 29, one of the biggest impacts on providers were the power outages that led to gas shortages. That meant providers like Apria Healthcare trucked in fuel from Texas at its own expense.“(The storm caused) hundreds of thousands of dollars in expenses and lost revenue,”...

Financial Damages, Home Medical Equipment (HME), Hurricane Sandy

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