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Equipment

Tangible assets that are peripheral to a company's operations but are nonetheless necessary. Equipment is generally moveable and may be more or less expensive than other equipment. Trucks to transport materials and toilet paper for customer bathrooms are both examples of equipment.

equipment

Fixed assets that are acquired as additions or supplements to more permanent assets. Equipment includes lighting fixtures in a building, for example. Equipment, unlike real estate, is generally moveable.

equipment

small items of capital such as a hand drill or screwdriver which are used to produce goods. See PLANT, MACHINERY, CAPITAL STOCK, FIXED ASSET.
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Primary business: HEALTH CARE Durable medical equipment
The second option was the choice many small to midsize durable medical equipment companies opted for based upon the costs of providing services and the need to provide unit dose medication programs to remain competitive in their respect markets.
The letter enumerates pending requirements on handling and storing electronic patient information; durable medical equipment accreditation mandates; implementation of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS') Medicare Part B Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System; and CMS' competitive bidding program for durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and supplies (DMEPOS), which includes diabetes testing supplies.
GMH is currently looking for other acquisition opportunities in the home and durable medical equipment sector within the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast region, DHS added.
-- The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) has praised lawmakers for legislation to remove diabetes supplies provided by small pharmacies from the bidding for Medicare Part B durable medical equipment.
Many times, nursing staff who are not educated concerning wound care Part B coverage include wound care products in private-pay statements to responsible families, or the SNF or an outside company bills wound care items to the durable medical equipment regional carrier while also including some in the private-pay statement.
[UKPRwire, Thu Oct 11 2018] Global Durable Medical Equipment Market: Overview Durable medical equipment (DME) can be defined as any equipment or device that is primarily beneficial for a patient's therapeutic use, in need of particular medical condition or illness, consisting of items which are not generally of any use to a patient in the devoid of medical condition, or illness.
16 May 2013 a[euro]" US durable medical equipment providers Allcare Medical Inc and Landauer Metropolitan Inc on Thursday said they had agreed to amalgamate operations.
The three companies distribute medical gases, durable medical equipment, respiratory supplies, and vehicles that distribute medical equipment and supplies; their total revenues in 1997 were $4.2 million.

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