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Audits spark restructure

December 22, 2014Tracy Orzel

MATTHEWS, N.C. - A year after the Affordable Care Act went into effect, Carolina's Home Medical Equipment reorganized to handle an onslaught of audits.“We've been pounded all year,” said Frank Trammell, president and CEO. “It's off the charts.”Although the increase of audit activity is the driving force behind the November retool, Carolina's HME also reorganized, in part, to handle a wave of bed and wheelchair business generated from winning Round 1 recompete competitive bid...

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What's behind pattern of low bid rates?

November 1, 2013Elizabeth Deprey

WASHINGTON - HME providers say fear of being excluded from the Medicare program prompted the low reimbursement rates for the Round 1 re-compete.“It's the old bullet to the head or slow death question, and nobody wants a bullet to the head,” said Frank Trammell, president and CEO of Charlotte, N.C.-based Carolina's Home Medical, which was awarded contracts for respiratory, mobility and NPWT. “It's about staying in the game and hoping to make it up in volume.”CMS on Oct. 1 announced...

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Hospice prefers Carolina's HME

June 21, 2013Elizabeth Deprey

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Carolina's Home Medical Equipment announced in May that it will be the go-to provider for a local hospice company. “We've built a very nice business with them as they've grown,” said Frank Trammell, president and CEO of Carolina's Home Medical. “At some point, everything we do, we've offered to the hospice patients.”Carolina's Home Medical has worked with Hospice and Palliative Care Charlotte (HPCCR) for nine years, but the company is now its preferred...

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