National Companies Choosing ACHC
Pacific Pulmonary Services – PPS was founded in 1978 in Bakersfield, California as a full-service
Durable Medical Equipment company serving the Central Valley of California. Since then, the business
was refocused to concentrate on home oxygen, respiratory medications and sleep apnea equipment and
services. Pacific Pulmonary Services operates more than 100 Patient Care Centers in 14 states and
employs over 1,000 associates. The company is the largest privately held provider of home oxygen,
respiratory medications and sleep apnea equipment services in the United States.
Medline, Inc. – With over $2.6 Billion in sales, Medline is the Nation’s largest privately held supplier
of medical supplies and textiles. Medline’s customers include hospitals, nursing homes, home health
agencies, HME dealers, physicians and retail. The company’s product line features more than 100,000
items including advanced wound care, medical-surgical, incontinence, and durable medical equipment.
NationsHealth – seeks to improve the delivery of healthcare to Medicare and managed care
beneficiaries by providing medical products and prescription related services. NationsHealth provides
home delivery of diabetes testing supplies, insulin, syringes, oral prescription medications, and many
other essential healthcare products to patients across the nation. They take care of all the paperwork
involved with filing insurance claims. The company is a participating provider with Medicare Part B,
state Medicaid plans, as well as for hundreds of commercial insurance plans, and most prescription drug
plans for Medicare Part D.
McKesson Medical-Surgical Minnesota, Inc. – Medimart and Medinet provide mail order medical
supplies to residents in nursing homes. The company is a subsidiary of Mckesson, the largest and oldest
pharmaceutical distributor in North America with over 30,000 employees. McKesson Corporation
(NYSE:MCK) is a Fortune 18 healthcare services and information technology company dedicated to
helping its customers deliver high-quality healthcare by reducing costs, streamlining processes and
improving the quality and safety of patient care.
Ancillary Management Solutions and ProClaim – are subsidiaries of Gulf South Medical Supply
headquartered in Franklin, TN. ProClaim provides ancillary billing services to over 1,700 extended
care facilities throughout the United States. Their programs offer the most efficient means of capturing
Medicare Part B reimbursement for covered residents in long-term care facilities and home-bound
Ancillary Management Solutions (AMS) – is the Medicare Part B medical supply company. Through
their contracts with Gulf South and Proclaim, AMS is able to provide enteral, urological, trach and
ostomy supplies to Medicare Part B beneficiaries across the country. Their unique approach to business
includes: Area Coordination (field representatives that gather the data), Customer Service, document
preparation/tracking, billing, collection, compliance, and a full range of reporting which empowers
clients to increase both operational efficiency and financial returns.
Medela Healthcare – a division of Medela Inc. developed medical suction technology for health care
applications including cardio thoracic, endoscopic and nasotracheal and has entered the advanced wound
care market with the Invia Healing System. The new division was started in the fall of 2006. The parent
company was founded in 1961 in Zug, Switzerland by Olle Larsson. Through the years, Medela’s
commitment to quality products and supportive programs has made the company the major international
supplier in over 90 countries of breast pumps.
DJO Incorporated – DJO is a global provider of products and services that promote musculoskeletal
and vascular health, specializing in rehabilitation and regeneration products for the non-operative
orthopedic, spine and vascular markets. Marketed under the Aircast (R), DonJoy (R) and ProCare (R)
brands, the Company has a broad range of over 700 rehabilitation products. These products provide
solutions throughout the patient’s continuum of care. DJO sells its products in the United States and in
more than 70 other countries.
“We are proud to be among the organizations to receive accreditation from ACHC,” said Les Cross,
President and CEO of DJO. “Our accreditation reflects DJO’s culture of continuous improvement
throughout the organization, from new product development, to manufacturing and customer service.
Accreditation is also the culmination of many months of preparation and hard work on the part of many
employees at DJO.”