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NSM adds 10th branch in Texas

January 22, 2019HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - National Seating & Mobility has acquired First Care Medical Equipment in Fort Worth, Texas, further strengthening its growing presence in the state.Formerly owned and operated by industry veteran Robby Halcomb, First Care Medical Equipment has served the Forth Worth area since 1998. Halcomb, along with his entire team of complex rehab professionals and ATP Ray Deshazer, will transition to the NSM team and continue to serve clients from the branch at 5470 E Loop 820 South.With this...

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Numotion buys Horn's

April 18, 2017HME News Staff

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. - Numotion has acquired Horn's Medical Supply in Athens, Texas, the company announced April 14. The acquisition allows Numotion to better serve customers in eastern Texas, it says. Horn's has been in business for more than 20 years and serves thousands of customers, according to a press release. “Expanding our presence in East Texas brings more mobility options to those who need them most,” said Mike Swinford, CEO of Numotion. Numotion will continue to serve customers...

Complex Rehab, Horn's Medical Supply, M&A, Numotion, Texas

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Texas providers charged with healthcare fraud

April 7, 2016HME News Staff

MCALLEN, Texas - Federal charges have been filed against two DME owners for allegedly defrauding Texas Medicaid/Medicare through false billings, the Southern District of Texas U.S. Attorney's Office has announced. Manuel Gomez, owner of two Illusion Medical Equipment locations, and Elva Santos, owner of Hope & Miracle DME, were charged separately in difference cases, but in similar schemes involving incontinence supplies and diabetic supplies. Both allegedly forged the signatures of physicians on...

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ATG Rehab buys Marshall Mobility

November 1, 2012HME News Staff

MCALLEN, Texas - ATG Rehab has acquired McAllen, Texas-based Marshall Mobility Plus, it announced today.Marshall Mobility serves more than 300 clients across the Rio Grande Valley and works with 30 clinical facilities in that area. The company will now be part of ATG Rehab's South Central Region, which is led by Region President James Hartman."ATG Rehab is excited to further expand our business in Texas, offering our technologically advanced systems, faster delivery times, and superior communication...

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Group 'gets a lot of attention'

June 22, 2010Liz Beaulieu, Editor

AUSTIN, Texas - Going into its annual conference in August, the Greater Texas Rehab Providers Council (TXRPC) is enjoying a significant increase in interest from manufacturers and providers. In late May, the council had already sold 23 exhibitor booths at the conference and it had only tabletops left. "Usually, we have 15 booths, but we increased the space this year, and (manufacturers) were buying them two at a time," said Tom Hafford, secretary/treasurer of the council and president of Texas...

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A new spin on bidding

April 6, 2010Liz Beaulieu, Editor

I talked to a wheelchair provider in Texas last week who told me they have to participate in some kind of bidding system to provide wheelchairs to Medicaid recipients in a certain part of the state. The system works like this: When Evercare, the HMO that administers the Medicaid program for the Houston area, receives a bid from a provider, it turns around and solicits a second bid from another provider. Nine times out of 10, whichever provider has the lowest bid wins the patient. Here's an example...

Bidding, Evercare, Medicaid, Medicaid, On The Editor's Desk, Texas

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