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Uncertainty kills Teijin's bid for US HME market

May 12, 2017Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - Teijin Limited's recent announcement that it was exiting the U.S. homecare market is a textbook example of the cooling off of a once red-hot market, say industry analysts.“We've seen these guys coming in and going out like a revolving door,” said Rick Glass, president of Steven Richards & Associates. “The U.S. is such a big market that it looks desirable to these overseas players and then they get in here and find out it's a little more complicated than that.”Teijin...

Brad Smith, Braden Partners, Pacific Pulmonary, Rick Glass, teijin, Vertess

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The Scooter Store: Will an indictment be next?

February 22, 2013Elizabeth Deprey

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas - Federal and state officials, as well as The Scooter Store, are keeping a tight lid on the details of a raid at the company's corporate headquarters. The FBI joined the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) and the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of the Texas Attorney General's Office to execute a search warrant at 9 a.m. Feb. 20 as part of an ongoing probe into possible Medicare fraud. The agencies left the premises at 2 p.m. Feb. 21. “We were all present conducting...

Fraud, Medicaid, Office of Inspector General (OIG), Pacific Pulmonary, Sun Capital Partners, The Scooter Store

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M&A: Teijin 'nibbling'

July 25, 2011HME News Staff

It remains to be seen whether BioSolutions will make any inroads into the HME market, but that got us wondering about another foreign-based company: Teijin. The Tokyo-based respiratory giant made a splash in 2008, when it acquired three separate HME companies: Amherst, N.Y.-based Associated Healthcare Systems, Glen Falls, N.Y.-based Home Therapy Equipment; and Bakersfield, Calif.-based Braden Partners, which does business as Pacific Pulmonary Services. But what have they been up to since then? "They've...

Durable Medical Equipment (DME), Home Medical Equipment (HME), Home Medical Equipment (HME), Pacific Pulmonary, teijin

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