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In brief: MSC expands, telehealth support grows, OM finances Apria acquisition

March 25, 2022HME News Staff

CLEVELAND – Medical Service Company has acquired Ascension St. Vincent’s Medical Equipment, a full-service DME provider located in Evansville, Ind.  “As part of this exciting acquisition, MSC has expanded its partnership with Ascension from Central Indiana now down to Evansville,” the company stated in an announcement. “We are also thrilled to welcome the new team members joining the MSC family. We look forward to offering our industry-leading chronic care solutions...

Apria, Biofreeze, FODAC, Home Medical Equipment, Medical Service Company, Medical Supply Depot, Owens & Minor, Sunset Healthcare Solutions


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MSC deepens presence in Indiana 

March 22, 2022HME News Staff

CLEVELAND – Medical Service Company has acquired Ascension St. Vincent’s Medical Equipment, a full-service DME provider located in Evansville, Ind.  “As part of this exciting acquisition, MSC has expanded its partnership with Ascension from Central Indiana now down to Evansville,” the company stated in an announcement. “We are also thrilled to welcome the new team members joining the MSC family. We look forward to offering our industry-leading chronic care solutions...

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Succession: MSC ushers in new leadership 

March 11, 2022Liz Beaulieu, Editor

CLEVELAND – Darrel Lowery will retire from Medical Service Company in July, and Josh Marx and Dana McLaughlin will step in to lead the company, part of a succession plan that has been more than a decade in the making.  Josh Marx, managing director of sleep and vice president of business development, will become CEO, and Dana McLaughlin, CFO, will become president.  “Succession planning is a process, not an event,” said Joel Marx, chairman of MSC’s board of...

Home Medical Equipment, Josh Marx, Medical Service Company


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Medical Service Company creates pathway to compliance

November 23, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

ATLANTA – With 70% of patient outreach calls going to “voice mail hell,” Medical Service Company knew it needed to revamp its PAP adherence program to boost patient engagement and compliance, and create better efficiencies.  So, the company set out to create an automated, scalable program using not only voice calls but also texts and emails, based on preference, to assess patients and evaluate factors that affect outcomes.  “So much of our process was to ask...

Automation, Compliance, CPAP Therapy, Medical Service Company


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HME Provider of the Year: MSC doesn’t ride out the storm, it leads the charge

October 29, 2021Tracy Orzel

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Medical Service Company has made great strides since 2007, but it’s made the most progress in this past year, says Melissa Seitz, vice president of human resources.  MSC, founded in 1950, was named one of two HME Providers of the Year at the virtual HME News Business Summit in September. It was also named Best Home Medical Equipment Provider in 2007.  “We didn’t really sit back and ride the storm out (in 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic hit),”...

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HME Providers of the Year announced

September 9, 2021HME News Staff

YARMOUTH, Maine – Medical Service Company and Stephens Pharmacy/Northeast Med-Equip have both been named HME Provider of the Year for 2021 as part of the HME Excellence Awards hosted by HME News.  Ohio-based Medical Service Company and Pennsylvania-based Stephens Pharmacy/Northeast Med-Equip completed an initial application and a finalist application, providing information on their financials, quality control, staffing and community involvement.  “Winning this award is...

HME Excellence Awards, HME Provider of the Year, Home Medical Equipment, Medical Service Company


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An indie twist on M&A

May 28, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

CLEVELAND – In a rapidly consolidating HME industry, the family-owned Medical Service Company says its commitment to people makes it an attractive partner for owners looking to sell their businesses, says Josh Marx. The 71-year-old company announced in May that it bought Wisconsin-based Metz Medical. “You obviously have public companies, private-equity backed firms and completely private companies (buying),” said Marx, vice president of business development, managing director...

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In brief: CMS boosts pay, MSC expands presence

May 14, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – CMS has established a higher rate of $750 to administer monoclonal antibody treatment to Medicare beneficiaries with COVID-19 in their homes, including permanent residences or temporary lodgings.  The new rate accounts for the increased costs associated with the one-on-one nature of this care model and reflects additional information provided to CMS about providing these services in a safe and timely manner.  “CMS’s decision to increase reimbursement...

Apria, CCS Medical, Great Elm Group, Medical Service Company, OxyGo, OxyLife, Prochant, Protech Home Medical


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MSC expands presence in Wisconsin 

May 14, 2021HME News Staff

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Medical Service Company has acquired Wisconsin-based Metz Medical, a sleep and respiratory services provider with two locations in the Milwaukee area.  The deal gives MSC access to several new payer contracts.  “We are thrilled to welcome several new team members from Metz into the MSC family,” the company stated in a press release. “We look forward to offering our chronic care solutions across Wisconsin.”  The family owned...

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MSC adds M&A exec

September 29, 2020HME News Staff

CLEVELAND - Medical Service Company has added Matt Moebius as a mergers and acquisitions account executive. Moebius has the last 20 years working with provider and vendors in the HME industry, focused on sleep therapy. “MSC is excited to leverage Matt's experience and network to find meaningful partnerships to offer our sleep program and enhance patient care everywhere,” the company stated in an announcement. Right now, MSC offers its sleep therapy program to more than 50,000 patients...

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