Clinician Talk

Oxygen Conserving in 2011

Today, nearly every modern portable oxygen device incorporates an oxygen conserving technology. OCDs are routinely used with ambulatory LTOT patients to a level that is arguably the standard of care in the United States.

non-delivery home oxygen delivery models

Market Trends

Putting the Fleet to Pasture

Profiles of how three oxygen providers transitioned to low/no delivery.

GAO Repeats Itself: Oxygen Needs More Cuts

A second report pushes for additional cuts to oxygen reimbursement rates for Medicare.

GAO Calls for More O2 Cuts

AAHomecare slams GAO report ‘flawed,’ plans congressional rebuttal.

Dallas-Fort Worth Mired in NCB Difficulties

AAHomecare, TAHCS begins warning local media regarding bid program’s impact for other Texas markets.

Apria Inhales Praxair

Apria buys specialty gas provider’s U.S. homecare, DME business.

Portable Oxygen

Portable Oxygen

Forced Evolution

How oxygen providers are learning to transform in a market in flux.

O2Delivery.Net Adds Provider Info to Directory

New content will help users to easily find provides in their area.

evo Medical Solutions Acquires Inspired Technologies

Acquisition adds Smartdose technology to evo’s product line.

DeVilbiss Revamps Website

Website offers improved consistency with brand image, easier navigation.


2011 Big Ten


Oxygen providers’ ability to withstand stiff funding cuts makes them an example to watch in 2011.

CMS’s Physician Final Rule Includes New DME Rules

Includes first-month purchase option elimination, oxygen payment changes for relocating patients.

Industry Perspective

Thriving in Today’s Market

oxygen and sleep market overview

Keeping Afloat

Oxygen providers are in uncertain waters when it comes to funding. We ask various experts how can the industry tread water while it charts a course for smoother sailing?

Business Solutions

Going, Going GONE?

A discussion with our Editorial Advisory Board regarding the challenges providers face in the coming year, how to deal with them, and strategies for future success.

Observation Deck

Securing the Signature

Oxygen Market Analysis

RM exclusive

A Gathering Storm

Our third annual survey of oxygen providers shows they are concerned about factors such as competitive bidding and the 36-month rental cap, but developing ways to cope.

Mark Junge Rides Again

Invacare sponsors COPD patient on another long-distance cycling trek to spread awareness of the disease.

GF Health Products Promotes Spett to President, COO

GF Health Products Promotes Spett to President, COO

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