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The MED Group Announces Agreement with Golden Technologies

Effective January 1, 2014

LUBBOCK, Texas, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The MED Group, a Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA) company, today announced that it entered into an agreement with Golden Technologies for Golden Technologies to make its full line of lift chairs, scooters, and Group 1 and Group 2 power wheelchairs available to The MED Group's members.  Golden Technologies, a family owned and operated business, is the world's largest designer and manufacturer of power lift and recline chairs, holding numerous U.S. patents in this product category. The company's headquarters in Old Forge, PA, is home to its lift chair manufacturing facility, as well as its Customer Service, Sales and Marketing, Credit and Lift Chair Technical Service Departments. Its Mobility Division is located in nearby Kingston, PA.

"The agreement with Golden Technologies is exciting for MED and our Members," stated The MED Group Senior Vice President Jeff Woodham.  "Lift chairs and mobility products are key growth areas for our Members and we are excited that they will now have access to the Golden Technologies product line.  We believe that The MED Group's members and Golden Technologies' products are among the finest in the home medical equipment (HME) industry."

"MHA is pleased to see MED continuing to contract with quality providers in the HME market," added Diane Koontz, MHA Senior Vice President- Alternate Site.   "This relationship is important to MHA's global strategy in providing members with access to a comprehensive portfolio of products and services to support their business growth."

"The MED Group and its members are a natural fit for Golden," added Golden Technologies CEO Richard Golden. "Our product line, including our unique array of Group 1 and Group 2 power mobility, offers what The MED Group's members need from a durable medical equipment manufacturer. We look forward to helping The MED Group's members grow their businesses with high quality, American-made lift chairs and mobility products designed with true American ingenuity."

"Our entire organization extends a warm welcome to The MED Group's members.  We look forward to working closely with The MED Group to add value to its programs and services while providing the best lift chairs, scooters, and powered wheelchairs to all of The MED Group's members," said C.J. Copley, Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing.

About The MED Group

The MED Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA), is a Group Purchasing, Business Solutions and Network Management Organization that serves its members through a unique value driven model.

MED members are market-leading HME Providers that consistently deliver quality patient care through clinical and business based best practices.  The MED Group's portfolio of contracted products and services enables its members to make cost effective purchasing choices. MED also helps members improve efficiencies in education and training, reimbursement, accreditation, certification, technology and other operational areas – to help maintain their status as market leaders. MED's Network includes 490+ market leading HME providers that cover 1700+ locations.

For More Information Contact:
Angela Elsier
Director of Marketing
Managed Health Care Associates, Inc.
800-642-3020 X2870
[email protected]

SOURCE The MED Group

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