Simply stated, pain is a “beneficial” adverse, sensory signal transmitted by your body’s nervous system in an attempt to alert your body to an injury or condition. The purpose of the pain stimulus is to prevent further insult to the injured area by causing restriction of motion; inflammation. This pain sensation may be perceived as chronic and debilitating in nature, ultimately, resulting in the inability to perform many of your essential daily activities. (i.e., work, sports/exercise and recreational)
Tampa, FL, October 15, 2014: Healthcare providers across the nation share the frustration of dealing with insurance carriers on coverage and claims issues. Inconsistent application or interpretation of Medicare DMERC guidelines, Milliman USA Care guidelines or HCSC Medical Policies lead to coverage of a patient’s prescribed therapies in one instance by one carrier and denial of the identical claim by another. Sometimes because of a factual gap in the documentation the same carrier will treat what seem to be identical patients differently. All to the detriment of patient care.
adminSTYMCO Working with Providers to Improve Documentation and Avoid Claims Denials
Tampa, FL, October 1, 2014: As part of its continuing effort to insure its own compliance with healthcare laws and provide quality products to providers’ patients at competitive prices, STYMCO has arranged for outside auditors to review its records practices and procedures during the last week of October of this year.
adminSTYMCO Reinforces its Compliance Program with External Audit
Tampa, FL, September 15, 2014: Less than one year after beginning its operations in earnest, STYMCO Medical success in providing stellar customer service to provider patients and its consistent support of its providers’ has made it a leading new company in the industry. In anticipation of continued growth and a larger market share of retail DME sales and to insure it had the resources necessary to maintain the customer service and support which has made its reputation, STYMCO has moved to a new, larger and more modern facility which can accommodate this increased demand for industry-leading services.
Tampa, FL, September 1, 2014: Conscious of its being in, and dealing with practitioners who work in, a highly regulated industry STYMCO Medical continues its diligent monitoring of state and Federal laws and changes in them and interpretations of those laws by the OIG and various regulating bodies.
adminSTYMCO Continues to Monitor Changes in Federal and State Laws
Tampa, FL, August 1, 2014: Licensed DME providers such as STYMCO Medical are subject to random and surprise audits or inspections by regulators in each state in which they must be licensed or certified to do business during each licensing period. STYMCO was required to conduct an audit by the State of Ohio this summer and is pleased to report it passed the inspection with flying colors, no major deficiencies having been found by the inspection.
Tampa, FL, November 1, 2013: Mr. Atkinson has been practicing law for almost forty years and has been in Tampa since 1980. Mr. Atkinson is well-known in the state for his career as an Assistant United State Attorney and as chief of the Narcotics section for the Middle District of Florida and his subsequent work for State Attorney Bill James. Mr. Atkinson then spent twenty years in the private practice of law before joining STYMCO. Since 2006 he has been recognized as a Florida “Super Lawyer.” Mr. Atkinson is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association and the Florida Bar’s Healthcare Law section. STYMCO believes Mr. Atkinson’s broad range of experience makes him an ideal choice to act as its corporate counsel.
adminSTYMCO welcomes well-known Tampa attorney Lee Atkinson as its general counsel
Tampa, FL, October 10, 2013: At its first general business meeting. STYMCO Medical Board of Directors was pleased to appoint board member and investor Thomas Parnell esq., as counsel to the Board.
Mr. Parnell, President of the law firm of Gibbs & Parnell, has been practicing law in Tampa for nearly thirty (30) years. A graduate of Florida State University and FSU’s law school, and he is admitted to practice in a number of courts, including the United States Supreme Court and is a member of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers. Mr. Parnell is an experienced trial attorney with an AV rating.
adminSTYMCO Board of Directors appoint board member and investor Thomas Parnell esq., as counsel to the Board
Tampa, FL, October 7, 2013: STYMCO Medical, a Tampa based company, privately held and booked by a group of local investors, and initially employing a staff of more than ten people, was pleased to announce it has now received its healthcare license as a durable medical equipment provider from Florida’s Office of Health Care Administrations. With that license now in hand STYMCO will launch its marketing and sales efforts in the Class II electrotherapy devices market. STYMCO has put together a strong team of people experienced in the highly competitive health care industry.
adminSTYMCO received its healthcare license as a durable medical equipment provider