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ACA mandate pumps up biz

January 24, 2014Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

At Lehan Drugs, the breast pump business is going “crazy.”“Every month I double what I did last year,” said DJ Larson, vice president of sales and marketing for the DeKalb, Ill.-based provider, which has hired a lactation consultant and markets itself as a one-stop shop for women's health.The Affordable Care Act requires insurers to pay for breast pumps. The benefit kicked in for most women on Jan. 1, 2013.While that has opened up opportunities for providers—especially...

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Success story

March 3, 2010Liz Beaulieu, Editor

HOOKSETT, N.H. - Now that it has been accredited in four specialty programs, Herron & Smith wants the world to know. The provider, which does everything but home infusion, announced the news recently through its monthly newsletter to case managers and a blast e-mail to customers. "We believe we're the only ones in the state to achieve this," said Tamme Dustin, Herron & Smith's director and CFO. The provider has been accredited by The Compliance Team for basic DME, respiratory, complex rehab, and...

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Herron & Smith: 'This business has been rewarding'

September 30, 2009John Andrews

Conversations over coffee and a "spark" of enlightenment formed the genesis of Herron & Smith, which observes its 25th year in 2009. Co-founder Bernadine Herron and former partner Christine Smith, both registered nurses with hospital backgrounds, launched their home medical equipment business in 1984  to fill a gaping void in this town of approximately 13,000 in south central New Hampshire. "We wanted to control our own destiny and do something exciting," Herron said. "A colleague recommended...

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