Oxygen


CMS Releases ESRD/DMEPOS Final Rule

Rule is a mixed bag, including some but not all of the additional reforms industry stakeholders had advocated for in public comments and Congressional letters.

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Pursuing Specialized Accreditation

Accrediting organization The Compliance Team and respiratory provider Breath of Life discuss the Patient-Centered Respiratory Home Accreditation program.

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A Closer Look at Airvo

Nasal high-flow therapy is relatively new to respiratory care, and it’s now finding its way into the home. Fisher and Paykel’s James Gibbons explains how it works.

The Compliance Team Names First Recipient of New Accreditation

Breath of Life earns the distinction of being the first recipient of TCT’s new respiratory-specific accreditation designation.

Invacare Launches New Respiratory Campaign

The campaign will focus on increasing awareness of and access to portable oxygen concentrators.

Oxygen and Travel

Special Focus on Portable Oxygen

02 On The Go

How can respiratory providers help their long-term oxygen therapy patients travel?

oxygen rental

Special Focus on Portable Oxygen

The Two Sides of Rental

While respiratory providers typically focus on Medicare's 36-month rental, there is also a short-term rental market. Entering either requires solid planning.

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.

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