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In brief: SoClean sues Philips, Better Health gets investment, Movair launches ventilator

October 15, 2021HME News Staff

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. – SoClean Inc. has filed a lawsuit against Philips, alleging the company has sought to blame it for problems related to its recall of certain respiratory devices.  The lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court for Massachusetts, alleges Philips has misled the public and engaged in acts of deliberate misdirection, placing blame on SoClean to divert attention away from obvious design flaws, including a poor choice of sound abatement foam, which led to its recent...

Better Health, Home Medical Equipment, Medtrade East, Movair, Permobil, Philips Recall, SoClean


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Better Health secures additional funding

October 13, 2021HME News Staff

SAN FRANCISCO – Better Health, an online supplier of urological and ostomy supplies, announced today a $10 million Series A funding that it will use to expand its services. “We’re excited to continue supporting our members in managing their health at home and to expand our services and offering to meet their growing needs,” said Naama Stauber Breckler, CEO and co-founder of Better Health. “When it comes to medical supplies, receiving the right support makes all the...

Better Health, Naama Staubler Breckler, Urologicals


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Ostomy supplies: Pay now or pay later, stakeholders say

September 24, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON – With reimbursement declining from a variety of payers, stakeholders are banding together to advocate for better pricing and access to innovative ostomy products.  “They are lowering reimbursement – and some already have pretty low reimbursement to begin with – to the point where only certain products are able to be provided,” said Laura Williard, vice president of payer relations for AAHomecare. “(For example), there are managed care organizations...

aahomecare, Better Health, Ostomy supplies


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Better Health means better community

May 28, 2021Tracy Orzel

SAN FRANCISCO – When it comes to questions about medical devices or supplies, nine times out of 10, the doctor is not the best person to answer them, says Naama Stauber Breckler. That’s why Better Health, which recently launched with the close of a $3.5 million seed round, offers one-on-one coaching, peer support and education, including interactive webinars covering various topics from ostomy leaks to diet and exercise, and even swimming. “They don't know the difference...

Better Health, Incontinence Supplies, Naama Staubler Breckler


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Better Health taps new VP 

May 12, 2021HME News Staff

SAN FRANCISCO – Better Health, an online supplier of urological and ostomy supplies, has hired Dr. Rosemary Ku as vice president of medical affairs. She brings more than a decade of health care experience in clinical care, payer innovation and technology development for chronic disease management systems. In her new role, Ku will oversee the build-out of a comprehensive care program, starting with launching an innovative peer coaching service to improve health outcomes, quality of life...

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In brief: Sequestration cuts, Better Health’s debut, NSM’s latest buy 

March 26, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives has passed a bill that would extend the moratorium on the 2% Medicare sequestration cuts from March 31, 2021, to Dec. 31, 2021.  H.R. 1868, which passed 246-175, would also exempt the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan from the statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010, eliminating an additional 4% Medicare cut that would amount to about $36 billion in 2022.  On March 15, Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H.,...

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Better Health makes debut 

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Better Health makes debut

March 25, 2021HME News Staff

SAN FRANCISCO – Better Health, an online supplier of urological and ostomy supplies, has launched with $3.5 million in seed funding.  The provider, which offers “white glove service,” also has national contracts with major insurers, including Humana and Oscar Health.  “Better Health improves the lives of patients who use medical supplies by getting them the best products in a timely, cost-effective and stress-free manner,” said Naama Staubler Breckler,...

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