>> Carolina’s Home Medical Equipment Restructures for New HME World

Matthews, NC, Nov. 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Carolina’s Home Medical Equipment, Inc. announced today they have reorganized internally to handle the increased demand created as a result of the Round 1.2 Recompete Competitive Bidding Program. This reorganization also includes a new position to focus solely on the increased audit activity and regulatory compliance.

As of November 1st, 2014 Andrew Trammell has been named Vice-President & CFO, Kaitlin Nacarato has been promoted to Director of Regulatory & Revenue Enhancement, and Cilia Dioguardo has been promoted to Customer Service Manager. Additionally, John Melton has been promoted to Patient Service Manager. Debby Gilbert will continue in her role as General Manager.

“Our revenue has doubled since January. The organization and procedures in place last year are barely relevant today. The out of control audits coupled with the DWO requirement necessitated reengineering our entire business,” said Frank Trammell, President & CEO of Carolina’s Home Medical Equipment, Inc. “I would like to hope that the audit disaster could be resolved legislatively but I simply do not see that happening anytime soon. We therefore must spoon feed every detail to Medicare as if we were spoon-feeding a 6 month old as neither is able to apply common sense or logic.”

ABOUT CAROLINA’S HOME MEDICAL EQUIPMENT, INC.

Founded in 2003, Carolina’s Home Medical Equipment, Inc. is a private, for-profit North Carolina corporation collectively holding nearly two centuries of healthcare industry experience. They strive to provide the highest quality in home healthcare equipment, supplies, and services, in a cost-effective manner, to all of their clients in the Charlotte region. Carolina’s HME specializes in respiratory and mobility equipment including power wheelchairsCPAP and Oxygen therapy. Carolina’s HME improves the health of its patients in a manner that distinguishes them in the durable medical equipment industry. In summary, they treat every customer as if they were family. Carolina’s Home Medical Equipment, Inc. was named in 2012, 2013 & 2014 by Inc. magazine as one of America’s fastest growing private companies.

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