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OIG report on catheters: ‘Where are they getting their information?’

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OIG report on catheters: ‘Where are they getting their information?’

November 22, 2022Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine – An Office of Inspector General report “understates” the actual cost of providing catheters, especially given the complexity of both Medicare’s documentation requirements and the needs of patients, say providers.  The report, released in September, found that Medicare payments for intermittent urinary catheters were 3.4 times supplier acquisition costs in fiscal year 2020 and recommended that CMS lower its reimbursement rates.  “I’d...

Aeroflow Urology, catheter report, Catheters, Chris Malcolm, First source catheters, Mica Philips


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Aeroflow: Pandemic impacting urology

June 21, 2022HME News Staff

ARDEN, N.C. – Almost half of the respondents to a survey conducted by Aeroflow Urology say their trips to the bathroom have increased since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Findings from the survey include: 25% report altering their schedules to urinate more often; 22% who had COVID report having more frequent urges to urinate; 53% report urinating more than six times in 24 hours; and 43% report decreased physical activity and an increase in trips to the bathroom. Aeroflow Urology surveyed...

Aeroflow Urology, COVID-19 Pandemic


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Aeroflow Urology marks Pelvic Floor Awareness Week 

May 24, 2022HME News Staff

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Aeroflow Urology has announced its second annual Pelvic Floor Awareness Week, May 23-29, to acknowledge and advocate for those suffering from pelvic floor disorders and dysfunction. The company launched the week to help support and spotlight that one in five people will suffer from a pelvic floor disorder during their lifetime. “The pelvic floor is an incredibly integral part of the human body, yet the importance of maintaining these muscles can often be overlooked,"...

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In brief: Hangover clinics, SMRC audits, PHE extension

January 21, 2022HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Home Infusion Association and several allied organizations have asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and state regulatory agencies to investigate unregulated, direct access infusion businesses that provide individuals with intravenous solutions absent the recommendation of a licensed prescriber.   These businesses, they say, treat hangovers, exercise recovery and elevation sickness, which can usually be resolved with oral medications or through...

Aeroflow Urology, Dynarex, LUCI, Masimo, NHIA, Owens & Minor, Sunrise Medical


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Aeroflow Urology sponsors Native American sports

January 19, 2022HME News Staff

ASHVILLE, N.C. – Aeroflow Urology is giving a $10,000 sponsorship to support the Tribal Adaptive organization, a non-profit whose mission is to use sports to improve the health and wellness of Native Americans with disabilities. "A core part of our mission at Aeroflow Urology is to give back and provide support for organizations that assist those with disabilities,” said Mica Phillips, director of Aeroflow Urology. “Tribal Adaptive is doing important work in creating access to adaptive...

Adaptive Sports, Aeroflow Urology, Home Medical Equipment, Tribal Adaptive


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Aeroflow supports 300 families

August 9, 2021HME News Staff

CHICAGO – Aeroflow Urology has donated more than 6,000 diapers and pull-ons to Angel Harvey Family Health Center in Chicago. The Cuties diapers, SleepOvers youth pull-ons and Prevail Adult pull-ons from First Quality that were donated are some of Aeroflow’s most requested products and will help provide support for more than 300 local families in need, the company says. The donation stems from a recent Abilities Expo in Chicago, where Aeroflow exhibited and pledged to donate diapers for...

Adult Diapers, Aeroflow Urology


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