Oxygen


remote patient monitoring

Special Focus on Portable Oxygen

Seeing the Bigger Picture

What factors need to happen in order for remote patient monitoring to become an ubiquitous care technology for oxygen provider and patients?

Study: 42% of Women With Asthma Developed COPD Later

Researchers look for the cause behind rising incidence of asthma and COPD overlap syndrome in women.

VirtuOx Acquires Instant Diagnostic Systems

Healthcare IT company picks up diagnostic facility with home testing capabilities.

OxyGo Moves HQ to Orlando

Oxygen equipment maker sales new Florida location will help it refine both its products and customer service.

CMS Proposes Several Competitive Bidding Changes

The changes include a new ‘lead item’ rule, and a new method for setting single payment amounts, as well as rural relief and oxygen reimbursement changes.

VGM Studying Delivery Costs

VGM Government Relations is calling on providers to participate in a survey of delivery costs in order to generate information that will reinforce industry’s case on Capitol Hill.

2018 HME Business Handbook: Oxygen

How To Optimize Portable Oxygen Business Efficiency

How respiratory providers offering portable oxygen services can maximize their efficiency gains.

2018 HME Business Handbook: Oxygen

How To Enhance Oxygen Care Through Remote Monitoring

Remote device and patient monitoring are making in-roads into oxygen therapy. What do oxygen providers need to know?



Non-Invasive Ventilation & Home Oxygen Are Cost-Effective COPD Treatment

New researchsuggest that a combination of home oxygen therapy and non-invasive ventilation are effective treatments and less costly than alternatives.

CMS Releases New Oxygen Claim Modifiers

After years of negotiating, AAHomecare convinces CMS to address need for new modifiers, which are to be used starting Aug. 1.

Home Oxygen Company Earns CPAP Audit Reprieve

Audit contractor Noridian tells provider it has closed its audit file thanks to it squeaky-clean performance in Round 1 of the Targeted Probe and Education Audit process

Inogen Data Breach May Have Affected 30,000 Customers

Data accessed included Medicare identification number, insurance policy information and type of medical equipment provided, according to SEC filing.

Provider Strategy

Getting Started in Respiratory

How DME pharmacies can tap into new revenue via respiratory.

3B Medical Acquires World's Smallest Oxygen Concentrator

Purchase of R&D company includes intellectual property and regulatory approvals for three-pound POC.

VGM Launches New Respiratory Service

Initiative aims to support respiratory equipment providers via a variety of services and vendor relationships.

Push for HR 4229 Provisions in Omnibus Bill Intensifies

With March 23 deadline to keep the government funded looming, HME advocates push hard to get rural relief provisions integrated into appropriations bill.

Oxygen Care

Business Solutions

Oxygen Care: Getting the Whole Picture

Remote monitoring has been a key component in sleep therapy and in diabetes care management for several years now. Now portable oxygen concentrators are featuring remote monitoring capabilities. What do respiratory providers need to know about this care and business trend?

Portable Oxygen

Business Solutions

Taking Portable Oxygen To the Next Level

Portable oxygen can revolutionize respiratory providers' businesses, but there’s no room for half measures. Providers must approach this business with open eyes and an open mind. We talk to experts to see how HMEs can take their portable oxygen businesses to the next level.

Editor's Note

A Trend Takes Root

Remote patient monitoring will soon become a permanent fixture in portable oxygen care.

Las Vegas

Products & Technology

HME's Spring Fling

It's time for Medtrade's annual spring fling. Once again, Medtrade's Las Vegas sister show has arrived, and this year's attendees will be treated to an expo showcasing a bumper crop of new HME offerings. HMEB takes a look at some of the highlights.

Podcast with Todd Usher of Tactical Back Office

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