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In brief: Regulatory update, e-prescribing report, Lincare acquisition

February 18, 2022HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – CMS on Feb. 10 published a change request notifying the DME Medicare Administrative Contractors of the agency’s new national coverage determination for home oxygen therapy.  CMS notes the following changes are effective for claims with dates of service starting Sept. 27, 2021:  expansion of oxygen coverage for acute and chronic conditions;  expansion of coverage for short and long-term need (when hypoxemia exhibited);  the ability of the...

Home Oxygen, Lincare, NHIF, Parachute Health, Philips, Quipt, RAC, Vertess

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NHIF releases industry trends report

June 23, 2020HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Home and specialty infusion represents a $19 billion industry serving more than 3.2 million patients annually, according to the National Home Infusion Foundation's Infusion Industry Trend 2020 report. The report, available for sale in print format, offers insight into the latest trends in the home and specialty infusion market, and interprets data collected from more than 220 individual provider locations. “This comprehensive report takes a deep-dive into the current state...

Data, Home Infusion, NHIF, trends

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NHIF, NHIA present awards

May 1, 2020HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The National Home Infusion Foundation has announced that Stacey Jensen, RN, BSN, MBA/HCM, is the recipient of its 2020 Lynn Giglione Women in Leadership Award. The award recognizes and honors trail-blazing and emerging women leaders who have demonstrated exemplary service to patients and their peers, while promoting the mission of NHIF. Jensen is COO of Optum Infusion Pharmacy and served on the inaugural board of the NHIFÖThe National Home Infusion Association has announced that...

Awards, Home Infusion, NHIA, NHIF

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