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In brief: Providers merge, neb-meds reverse course

December 13, 2013HME News Staff

HIGH POINT, N.C. - Advanced Home Care has merged with WellStar HME & Infusion to expand its footprint in Georgia, the provider has announced. Marietta, Ga.-based WellStar HME & Infusion provides home infusion, specialty pharmacy and home medical equipment and services in the greater Atlanta area. “We entered the Atlanta market at the beginning of 2013 with the purchase of a company in Norcross,” said Joel Mills, CEO of Advanced Home Care, in a release. “Our new relationship with...

Advanced Home Care, Amgen, BMC, Capped Rental, Cardinal, Complex Rehab, Convaid, CPAP, CVS Caremark, Generic drug source


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Rice Home Medical invests $1M in new look, new store

December 10, 2013HME News Staff

WILLMAR, Mich. - Retail is the focus of Rice Home Medical's newly renovated space in Willmar, Mich., according to a story in the West Central Tribune. In addition to doubling its retail space, the company has added a sleep wellness center for CPAP and BIPAP machines. “We're at a changing time in our industry,” Mike Schramm, chief executive, told the newspaper. “There continues to be much more of a need for patients in the home setting. We're really trying to diversify our services...

Mike Schramm, Retail, Rice Home Medical


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In brief: Congresswoman slams bid program, Rice makes buy

October 5, 2012HME News Staff

ORLANDO, Fla. - The competitive bidding program "needs to be stopped," Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., told more than 120 attendees at the 2012 Florida Alliance of Home Care Services (FAHCS) Conference on Sept. 27. Castor is one of 13 initial co-sponsors of H.R. 6490, a bill to replace competitive bidding with the industry's market-pricing program (MPP). Florida, which has several cities included in Round 1, has been hit hard by the program. "Serving on the Energy & Commerce Committee, I learned a lot...

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Rice Home Medical acquires Marvelle's Apparel

October 1, 2012HME News Staff

WILLMAR, Minn. - Rice Home Medical, a durable medical equipment company based here, has announced the acquisition of Marvelle's Apparel. Originally a home-based business that expanded to a retail store in Alexandria, Minn., Marvelle's Apparel offers women's health products, including mastectomy bras and nurse bras. “What I'm most excited about is the opportunity to be of service to women throughout central Minnesota and having a professional team to work together with,” stated Marvelle...

Acquisition, DME, Marvelle's Apparel, Rice Home Medical


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