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Changes ahead for MED Group

February 1, 2019Liz Beaulieu, Editor

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- Managed Health Care Associates is moving operations for The MED Group to its corporate headquarters, closing the Lubbock, Texas, office.The office is no longer needed now that MHA plans to manage MED's payer network and GPO businesses in Florham Park, N.J., MED says in a Jan. 17 letter to members.“The business will continue to operate as MED Group under the MED Group brand,” said Michael Sicilian, president of MHA, which bought MED in 2011, in a statement to HME News....

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MED Group separates services

July 30, 2018Liz Beaulieu, Editor

LUBBOCK, Texas - Carving out MED Professional Services as a parallel business offering to MED GPO Services allows the company to expand its overall offerings to HME providers, says Rhonda Hines.“We will now be able to focus on the growing needs of our members,” said Hines, division vice president at MED, who will oversee MED Professional Services. “Separating our divisions in this manner will allow us to continue to grow and meet those needs.”MED Professional Services...

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MED's milestone: Organization celebrates 50 years in business

May 29, 2018Liz Beaulieu, Editor

LUBBOCK, Texas - The MED Group has hosted regional conferences for its provider members over the years, but to honor its 50th year in business, it's hosting a national conference in San Antonio July 10-11.The two-day conference, which will have the theme “dedication,” will provide networking opportunities and education.“MED has always been dedicated to the success of the independent HME provider from our beginning,” said Rhonda Hines, division vice president. “Everything...

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Clinical support, efficient deliveries define CRT

November 21, 2017Guest Commentary

As a complex rehab technology (CRT) provider, one important avenue to grow your business is to maintain and increase clinician referrals for rehab orders. You should aim to build relationships with new potential referral sources, while ensuring your current referral sources continue to see the value in working with you.Demonstrating that you understand the market and your referral's needs can help a clinic or doctor feel more comfortable making your company the first company they recommend to patients....

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MED partners with HealthCall

October 11, 2017HME News Staff

LUBBOCK, Texas - The MED Group, a Managed Health Care Associates company, has formed a strategic partnership with HealthCall, a Crown Point, Ind.-based medical communications company and the first provider of patented Automated Patient Response solutions. With the partnership in place, MED's Clinical Pathways Program, or MCPP, will now provide access to the HealthCall technology platform, enabling its members to deliver a continuum of care through services and software for use in post-discharge and...

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MED Group expands payer network

January 27, 2016HME News Staff

LUBBOCK, Texas - The MED Group has signed an agreement with America's Choice Provider Network, expanding its payer network by an additional 22 million covered lives, it announced Jan. 26. “We are confident this agreement will provide our members a great opportunity to continue to grow their business,” said Jeff Woodham, senior vice president and general manager. “With ACPN's established network of healthcare providers, our members will now have access to more than 175 million covered...

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Maintain profitablity despite changes

November 23, 2015Guest Commentary

Facilitating the highest quality of care for patients remains the central focus of HME providers. The harsh reality of a changing market brings forth added pressures to retain a profitable business, while also delivering on a commitment to provide the best care and service. The forces at work are many. The impact of competitive bidding continues to result in decreased reimbursement and, not surprisingly, commercial payers have followed suit. HME providers are expected to accept substantially lower...

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The MED Group expands payer network

April 1, 2015HME News Staff

LUBBOCK, Texas - The MED Group, a Managed Health Care Associates company, has expanded its payer network to include several new and enhanced agreements. MED members now have access to an additional 11.8 million covered lives through agreements with Prime Health Services, MultiPlan's Texas True Choice Network and Stratose. "We are excited to bring these new payer agreements to our members, enabling them to seek new revenue opportunities and discover new referral sources in their marketplace,”...

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Stratice Healthcare partners with MED

March 31, 2015HME News Staff

CARMEL, Ind. - Stratice Healthcare has formed a strategic partnership with The MED Group, giving the company access to a network of more than 2,000 providers. “Through our collaboration with The MED Group, we are well positioned to scale our electronic prescribing platform to all major markets,” stated John Brady, CEO and co-founder of Stratice Healthcare. Stratice Healthcare is a health information technology company and developer of eDMEplus, an electronic prescribing platform that...

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MHA launches advocacy website

March 18, 2015HME News Staff

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - Managed Health Care Associates, which owns The MED Group, has launched a website dedicated to legislative advocacy, it announced March 17. The website, www.cqrcengage.com/mha, provides members with the ability to communicate with their federal and state legislatures about issues affecting their companies and industries. It also features information about bills that have been introduced in Congress that will affect long-term care, home infusion and specialty pharmacies, and DME...

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