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Strive Medical expands into CGM through acquisition 

July 8, 2024HME News Staff

IRVING, Texas – Strive Medical, a portfolio company of NMS Capital, has acquired ProMed DME, a Stuart, Fla.-based provider specializing in diabetes, urology and wound care supplies. The deal allows Strive Medical, a provider of direct-to-patient urological, wound care and other disposable medical supplies, to expand into the CGM market. “This transaction is a crucial milestone in Strive Medical’s dedication to investing in growth markets and delivering our unique offerings to patients...

Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM), Diabetes, ProMed, Strive Medical, Supplies


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Gilgal Medical opens multiple locations in Florida  

June 24, 2024HME News Staff

ORLANDO, Fla. – Gilgal Medical Supplies has expanded to multiple cities across Florida to address the growing demand for reliable DME providers in the state, it says. The locations are in Miami, Jacksonville and Tampa. "We recognize the significant gap in the availability of durable medical equipment in Florida, and we are committed to filling that void," said Sainty Chacko, CEO of Gilgal Medical Supplies. "Our mission is to improve the quality of life for our customers by providing...

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Better Health secures new funding round 

June 13, 2024HME News Staff

SAN FRANCISCO – Better Health, a medical supply provider, has received $14 million in strategic funding, including investments from Healthworx, the innovation and investment arm of CareFirst Inc., UHealth - University of Miami Health System, and Mosaic General Partnership.   Better Health will use the funding to bring a more comprehensive solution to payers and providers, while also expanding into new categories to better serve members with chronic conditions. The company is also...

Better Health, Chronic Conditions, Funding, Investment, Supplies


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Advanced Diabetes Supply builds out C-suite 

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Advanced Diabetes Supply builds out C-suite 

January 22, 2024HME News Staff

CARLSBAD, Calif. - Advanced Diabetes Supply, a distributor of specialized diabetes devices under the ADS and USMED brands, has made three new C-suite appointments.  The company has named Sean Muiz as chief supply chain officer, Melanie Montero as revenue cycle leader and Walt Meffert as chief transformation officer.  “We are pleased to welcome these seasoned leaders to the ADS executive team,” said Bill Mixon, who was named ADS CEO last year. “Their experience, expertise...

Advanced Diabetes Supply (ADS), Diabetes, Supplies, US MED


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Linda Langiotti

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Billing change better aligns CGM supplies with other supplies

November 10, 2023Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON – CMS recently published a change request directing the DME MACs to allow 90-day billing for continuous glucose monitor supplies – a big win for all diabetes stakeholders.  Currently, while providers are shipping 90 days' worth of CGM supplies, they must bill for them monthly, causing “tremendous confusion” among providers and beneficiaries, says Linda Langiotti, senior vice president of strategic channels for CCS Medical, and chairwoman of the AAHomecare...

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Henry Schein doubles down on supplies

August 7, 2023HME News Staff

MELVILLE, N.Y. - Henry Schein, a provider of health care solutions to office-based dental and medical professionals, has signed an agreement to acquire a majority ownership position in Shield Healthcare, a provider of medical supplies with net sales of about $180 million in 2022.  Henry Schein, which acquired Prism Medical, also a provider of supplies, in 2021, says its acquisition of Valencia, Calif.-based Shield Healthcare will advance its continuum of care delivery model.  “As...

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ADS gets ‘new eyes and ears’ to reach next phase of growth 

August 2, 2023Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Advanced Diabetes Supply has never been in a stronger position for growth, company officials say, and with new CEO Bill Mixon at the helm, they’re confident about its future.  Leading ADS, a national distributor of specialty diabetes supplies, seems like a sharp divergence from Mixon's previous role leading National Seating & Mobility, a provider of complex rehab technology, but he says the two product categories have similar foundations.  “At...

Advanced Diabetes Supply (ADS), Bill Mixon, Diabetes, Supplies


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AAH pushes for increased coverage for breastfeeding supplies 

June 15, 2022HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare’s Breastfeeding Coalition is urging insurance companies and Medicaid plans to increase coverage for breastfeeding supplies, as the baby formula shortage worsens. Insurance companies and Medicaid plans need to cover breastmilk storage bags and breast pump replacement parts to support the increased need to breastfeed and pump during the shortage, the coalition says. “There has never been a more important time for insurance companies, including state Medicaid...

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Better Living Now debuts in Idaho 

May 23, 2022HME News Staff

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – Better Living Now plans to complete its expansion into the Northwest on June 1. The company’s new 19,000-square-foot distribution facility in Twin Falls, Idaho, will be headed up by Lauren Pope, vice president of operations. “We are thrilled to better service our customers – patients, providers and health plans – located in the Northwest and Southwest region of the United States,” Pope said. “As an essential business, our new facility will...

Better Living Now, Diabetes, Distributor, Supplies


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Easy Breathe checks benefits

July 15, 2020HME News Staff

LOS ANGELES - Easy Breathe, an online CPAP store, now offers insurance “Easy Check,” allowing its team to provide free, no-obligation benefits verification for customers. Customers access the insurance “Easy Check” form online, fill it out and submit it. Easy Breathe will then reach out to customers after checking their insurance benefits, usually within one to two business days. “We started our 'Easy Check' program as part of our ongoing commitment to making CPAP easier,”...

CPAP, Easy Breathe, Online, Supplies


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