Skip to Content

Tag: Hospice


Also Noted

Capstone HME expands into Mid-Atlantic

April 19, 2021HME News Staff

TUSCALOOSA, Ala., and ROANOKE, Va. – Capstone HME has been tapped by Good Sam, a community-based hospice company serving the Roanoke Valley and surrounding areas, to provide DME for all of its hospice and palliative patients. Capstone HME began serving Good Sam patients and their families in 2020. “Our families truly feel that Capstone is an extension of Good Sam,” said Loretta Beemer, director of nursing services. “The Capstone staff is genuine...

Capstone HME, Hospice


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Providers

National HME on being a 'silent partner'

March 29, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

IRVING, Texas—Andrew Ingram wasn't looking to make a change when he took the helm at National HME, a provider of DME to hospice agencies. But, after more than 25 years in health care services, including roles at McKesson, Apria and, most recently, at Encompass Health, where he was responsible for the organization's hospice service line, the new CEO saw an opportunity to take the company to a new level. "It's a combination of the value they brought to the table and I'm a strong...

Andrew Ingram, Home Medical Equipment, Hospice, National HME


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

News

In brief: Screening calls, C-suite changes, scholarship

January 29, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – CMS is having a subcontractor of the National Supplier Clearinghouse call supplier locations to make sure they’re open and available for inspection, according to AAHomecare.  Early in the COVID-19 public health emergency, CMS waived the requirement that suppliers be open at a physical location a minimum of 30 hours per week (supplier standard No. 7). The waiver was lifted in July and CMS announced it would move forward with physical inspections. The agency assured...

aahomecare, DMEhub, Hanger, Hospice, National HME, NCPA, NSM


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Also Noted

National HME names new CEO

January 25, 2021HME News Staff

IRVING, Texas – National HME, a provider of DME solutions to the hospice market, has appointed Andy Ingram as CEO. Before joining National HME, Ingram spent 11 years at Encompass Health in senior leadership roles, including executive vice president of operations. In this role, Ingram was responsible for the organization’s hospice service line, which generated about $200 million in annual revenues throughout 85 locations across 18 states. Prior to Encompass, he served as regional vice...

Hospice, leadership, National HME


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Also Noted

Hospice Source buys Superior Healthcare

November 24, 2020HME News Staff

CARROLLTON, Texas - Hospice Source, a provider of DME to the hospice market, has acquired Superior Healthcare in Marinez, Calif. The deal furthers Hospice Source's position as the largest provider of DME to the hospice market in California, the company says. “The acquisition of Superior Healthcare allows us to extend our passion for service to a greater number of northern California hospice patients and hospice partners,” said Jeff West, CEO of Hospice Source. “We welcome our new...

dme, Hospice, Hospice Source, M&A, Superior Healthcare


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Providers

Enos narrows down business

September 30, 2019Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. - Enos Home Medical has been shedding businesses for the past year, making hospice its main business today.Enos recently sold its sleep therapy business to Sandwich, Mass.-based Cape Medical Supply; in 2018, it sold its ventilation therapy business to Norwood, Mass.-based Reliable Respiratory.“Ten or 15 years ago, we were a one-stop shop, but when competitive bidding and the 36-month oxygen cap came in we started taking a closer look at different lines of business,”...

Enos Home Medical, Hospice


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Providers

Mass Bay changes name

September 3, 2019Tracy Orzel

HANOVER, Mass. - Mass Bay Respiratory recently changed its name to Mass Bay Medical in an effort to rebrand the company and move on from the past.“We're not really into oxygen (anymore), so the name was deceiving,” said Dianne Long, owner.When Long and her husband opened Mass Bay Respiratory in 1999, they offered hospice and respiratory services. However, that changed about seven years ago once CMS launched the competitive bidding program.“The prices weren't right so we decided...

Home Medical Equipment, Hospice, Mass Bay Medical


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Also Noted

PE firm invests in Montgomery DME

February 13, 2019HME News Staff

LOS ANGELES - Monument MicroCap Partners has recapitalized Montgomery DME (MDME), a provider of DME to hospices in Los Angeles and surrounding counties, according to PEHub.com. Monument and MDME also closed the acquisition of Abundant Home Care to create a regional provider of DME to hospices throughout southern California. “We are excited to partner with Monument and AHC on the next chapter of our growth strategy,” said Pablo Miguel, vice president of MDME. “Monument will provide...

Hospice, Montgomery DME, Monument MicroCap Partners


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Providers

StateServ, Hospicelink join forces

February 9, 2018Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

TEMPE, Ariz., and BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - After several years of fierce competition, a merger between StateServ Holdings and Hospicelink allows the combined DME benefit manager to “dominate” in the hospice market.Combined, StateServ and Hospicelink will serve more than 100,000 patients daily through a network of more than 1,300 DME providers and 21 distribution centers.“We looked at StateServ as a highly regarded peer in the market,” said Chad Trull, founder and CEO...

Hospice, Hospicelink, StateServ Holdings


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon

Also Noted

StateServ, Hospicelink merge

January 30, 2018HME News Staff

TEMPE, Ariz., and BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - StateServ Holdings and Hospicelink have combined to become the leader for DME benefit management solutions in the hospice and post-acute care markets, the two companies say. Together, StateServ and Hospicelink operate a national network of more than 1,300 DME provider locations and 21 company owned distribution centers that serve more than 100,000 patients daily. “This marks the beginning of a long-term strategy to expand our leadership in the core hospice...

Hospice, Hospicelink, M&A, StateServ


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon