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Upstate HomeCare leverages HealthSqyre for growth


CLINTON, N.Y. – Upstate HomeCare has announced a strategic partnership with HealthSqyre, a Denver-based online CPAP marketplace.

New cash crop? Providers consider CBD


YARMOUTH, Maine – Marijuana has long been the province of hippies, but some say CBD products may provide a new market opportunity for HME providers.

Retail spurs growth at AZ MediQuip

Provider has increased retail sales by 1,500% since 2011

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – AZ MediQuip recently moved its Scottsdale store one-quarter mile down the road, growing its showroom from 2,500 to 3,700 square feet, and its warehouse from 2,000 to a whopping 13,000 square feet.  

Med Mart takes its showroom to the customer


CINCINNATI, Ohio – Med Mart’s new “virtual showroom” live demo program is bridging the gap between online shopping and traditional retail.

Reliable Respiratory ‘quarterbacks’ its path to success


NORWOOD, Mass. – Reliable Respiratory no longer considers itself a DME company, a mindset it is using as it ramps up growth, says Eric Mongeau, vice president of sales and marketing.

‘Pay attention to the details,’ says Doug Coleman

He’s this year’s AAHomecare/Mal Mixon Legislative Advocate

LOVELAND, Colo. – Doug Coleman opened Major Medical Supply in 2000, despite seeing the writing on the wall with Medicare’s competitive bidding program.

HME providers, Medicaid compromise in Vermont


MONTPELIER, Vt. – HME providers have a “handshake agreement” with the Department of Vermont Health Access to improve Medicaid reimbursement after a number of providers threatened to leave the program.

Tampa Medical hops on e-commerce bandwagon


TAMPA, Fla. – Tampa Medical Supply has launched, a new e-commerce website, to meet consumer demand.

Rosemary's daughter: Diamond Medical gets bigger into retail


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Diamond Medical Supply is celebrating its 25th anniversary by moving into a new retail location—two doors down.

Tricare transition creates billing ‘nightmare’


HAMPTON, Va. – Ever since Tricare transitioned to a new contract administrator, providers say their claims aren’t getting paid at all, or very slowly.