Home Medical Equipment Supplier


EdLucy, Inc dba One Step Ahead is a privately owned home medical equipment facility located in southern Illinois. We pride ourselves in providing a complete line of services for the home medical equipment and respiratory equipment patient. We approach this by utilizing credentialed personnel. We feel this level of skilled personnel helps us in setting ourselves apart from many of the industry competitors.


Our services include:

  • O2 Set-Up Services
  • CPAP/ BIPAP Fitting Services
  • Shoe and Orthotics Fitting Services
  • Mastectomy Prosthesis Fitting Services
  • Home Medical Equipment Delivery and Set-Up Services
  • We provide 24/7 availability to service emergency needs.
  • We provide insurance assignment for eligible items.
  • Most insurance programs accepted including Commercial, Medicaid, and Medicare



Our Scope of Services


Orthotics and Footwear

One Step Ahead & HME has three Certified Pedorthists on staff to assist you in choosing the proper footwear for your needs, as well as to recommend solutions to daily foot problems and pains. We carry shoe brands such as New Balance, Orthaheels, Dr. Comfort, and Ariats. We also carry orthotics including custom-made orthotics and Quadrasteps, Our staff is always available to answer your questions and assist you in any way possible. Our goal is to always provide our patients with superior service.


Mastectomy Services

We provide mastectomy fitter services. Upon eligibility, insurance companies will cover items such as fitted silicone forms and accessories. In addition to these products, we can provide post-surgery garments and, through the American Cancer Society, we can also provide wigs, hats and/ or durbins. We are here to help you with what works best for you.


Respiratory Services

EdLucy, Inc dba One Step Ahead & HME provides services through a Certified, Registered Respiratory Therapist available to assist patients with oxygen assistance and respiratory supplies. These services are provided and available upon medical necessity.


Fitter Services Scope

Custom-fabricated and custom-fitted orthoses; external breast prostheses; and therapeutic shoes and inserts.

We accept Prescriptions and Payments on services and supplies.


The target population for EdLucy, Inc dba One Step Ahead & HME includes anyone needing the product or services offered. Items requiring a physician prescription will not be dispensed without a prescription. We will secure the doctors signature on the appropriate forms for the equipment or services ordered by the physician as required by the payer source. Items that are purchased by the patient that requires a prescription may be dispensed with a handwritten prescription on the physician's prescription pad.

We are recognized by Medicare to meet the home medical equipment needs of our patients. Our company meets all of the Medicare Supplier Standards.


Business Hours

Monday-Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday 9:00am - 1:00pm

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Medicare & Insurance Billing

Refill Forms

Forms are PDF format. Choose your form and Print PDF file when opened. Fill out form and bring into office.


CPAP Refill Form

 Nebulizer Kit Refill Form

 "Our mission and #1 goal is to care for you." -Lucy Potts


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