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HME vs. Amazon: Providers help out—for a fee

November 9, 2018Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - HME providers have always held the competitive edge over online stores when it comes to service, they say. But now, that service may come with a price tag.Provider Josh Eckstein recently assembled a mobility scooter that had been bought online and shipped in pieces.“I told him it would be a $150 charge,” said Eckstein, vice president of Complete Home Care in Buffalo, N.Y., “and it would have been cheaper had he bought it from me.”The customer paid up.It's...

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Website launches for discount diabetes supplies

October 3, 2018HME News Staff

ELMHURST, N.Y. - Affordable OTC, a provider of discount diabetes products, has launched, a website that offers products with savings of more than 70%. Affordable OTC offers an extensive range of brand name products like test strips, meters and lancets from manufacturers like Roche and Abbott. “Affordable OTCs goal is to make the high expense of glucose monitoring available to everyone that needs it,” a press release states. “This is their main purpose,...

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Online CPAP provider compares travel devices

May 17, 2017HME News Staff

WEST BERLIN, N.J. - With a number of travel CPAP devices now on the market, Agile Medical, the parent company of, has developed a specific landing page on the website and posted a comparison guide and videos. Featured on the website are the newly launched ResMed AirMini and Philips DreamStation Go, as well as existing devices in the market from Somnetics (Transcend) and Human Design Medical (Z1). “Consumers feel that they make a better buying choice when price and feature...

CPAP Shop, Online provider, travel CPAPs

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