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Part B premiums, deductibles remain stable for 2018

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11/21/2017

WASHINGTON – The standard monthly premium for Medicare Part B enrollees will be $134 for 2018, the same as 2017, CMS has

Bid bill update: Co-sponsors pile on

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11/17/2017

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders have kicked efforts to gather co-sponsors for H.R. 4229 into high gear and have no plans of slowing down, they say.

Remote patient monitoring lags for oxygen therapy, poll shows

Barriers include lack of requirement, cost, respondents say
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11/17/2017

YARMOUTH, Maine – Remote patient monitoring appears to be permeating the sleep therapy market, but not so much for the oxygen therapy market, according to the most recent HME Newspoll.

AAH council spells it out

New white paper highlights importance of both complex rehab, standard mobility
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11/17/2017

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare’s Complex Rehab and Mobility Council this month published a short white paper that outlines the differences between complex rehab and standard mobility products in grids and photos.

InfuSystem sees progress

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11/17/2017

MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. – InfuSystem has shifted its focus from expanding its fleet of infusion pumps to improving collections, and it’s starting to pay off, says Gregg Lehman, executive chairman of the board.

Inconsistencies in bid program

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11/17/2017

BALTIMORE – CMS did not always follow its own procedures and federal requirements for awarding competitive bidding contracts consistently, according to a new report from the Office of Inspector General.

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HME NewsPoll December 2017

CAIRE and Invacare recently introduced portable oxygen concentrators with remote patient monitoring capabilities. ResMed recently connected its AirMini travel CPAP to its AirView remote patient monitoring platform.

Editor’s note: If you aren’t a sleep or oxygen provider, please skip this poll.