Also Noted

Protech reports 17% increase in revenue

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05/24/2019

CINCINNATI – Protech Home Medical reported revenues of $21.9 million for the second quarter of 2019, an increase of 17% compared to the same period in 2018. Year-to-date revenue was $43.6 million, a 17.1% increase in revenue year over year.

Senate joins House in pressuring CMS on vents

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05/23/2019

WASHINGTON – Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., has agreed to take the lead on a Senate sign-on letter asking CMS and the Department of Health and Human Services to drop non-invasive vents from Round 2021 of competitive bidding.

NHIA publishes position paper on infusion reimbursement

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05/23/2019

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Home Infusion Association has published a position paper that makes the case that reimbursement for home infusion must include essential professional pharmacy services.

Regulatory: Peformant, CGS

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05/23/2019

WASHINGTON – Reformant Recovery, the National DMEPOS RAC Contractor, has added upper limb orthoses to its approved issues list.

Study: Remote, self-monitoring improves CPAP adherence

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05/22/2019

DALLAS – Remote monitoring and patient self-monitoring can boost CPAP adherence to as high as 85%, according to a new study from ResMed presented at the American Thoracic Society’s ATS International Conference in Dallas.

Gemco receives VAWD accreditation

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05/22/2019

HUDSON, Ohio – Gemco Medical has received VAWD accreditation by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy.

Domtar launches new product line

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05/22/2019

RALEIGH, N.C. – Domtar Corporation’s Personal Care Division has launched its new Attends Premier product line in North America. The line, available both online and in-store, offers briefs, underwear and a premium underpad.

NSM builds up home access biz

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05/21/2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – National Seating & Mobility has acquired Living Free Home, expanding its presence in the Northeast.

CPAP therapy: Don’t forget about younger patients, women and mildly diagnosed, study finds

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05/21/2019

DALLAS – Men with sleep apnea are 8.5% more likely to stay adherent on CPAP therapy than women, according to a study presented by ResMed at the American Thoracic Society’s ATS 2019 International Conference here.

People news: Liz Cole, Jan De Witte

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05/21/2019

NRRTS has selected Liz Cole to receive a Distinguished Service Award. The award, one of the highest honors the organization presents, recognizes individuals for their outstanding contributions to the complex rehab community.

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