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Apria Healthcare responds to wildfires

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11/08/2019

LAKE FOREST, Calif. – Apria Healthcare has launched a mobilized effort to deliver critical equipment to its patients in California, where wildfires continue to plague much of the state.

Home Oxygen Company earns another reprieve from audits

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05/10/2019

MODESTO, Calif. – Home Oxygen Company has earned another reprieve from audits for oxygen, due its success ratio of more than 90% in recent audits, the company says.

Agile Medical adds oxygen to brand

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05/10/2019

WEST BERLIN, N.J. – Agile Medical, parent company of The CPAP Shop, has launched The Oxygen Concentrator Supplies Shop, an online store offering 24/7 access to products to treat respiratory conditions.

Oxygen patients are worse off, report finds

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12/11/2018

NEW YORK – A new report published in the December Annals of the American Thoracic Society highlights the problems many patients with lung disease experience in getting and using supplemental oxygen.

Philips consolidates manufacturing

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11/13/2018

KENNESAW, Ga. – Philips is taking steps to consolidate and transfer manufacturing, R&D operations and related business functions from its facility in Kennesaw, Ga.

The process will continue through the end of 2019, the company says.

Reliable Respiratory ‘quarterbacks’ its path to success

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06/15/2018

NORWOOD, Mass. – Reliable Respiratory no longer considers itself a DME company, a mindset it is using as it ramps up growth, says Eric Mongeau, vice president of sales and marketing.

CMS taps CPAP, oxygen for documentation pilot

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05/25/2018

WASHINGTON – The ears of HME providers perked up during last week’s AAHomecare Washington Legislative Conference, when CMS’s Melanie Combs-Dyer said the agency was working on a documentation requirement lookup service for prescribing providers.

OIG: Access to oxygen, enteral supplies not impeded

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05/24/2018

WASHINGTON – Round 2 of Medicare’s competitive bidding program does not appear to have impacted access to oxygen or enteral supplies for most beneficiaries, according to two new reports from the Office of Inspector General.

Long-term supplemental O2 has little affect on patients with stable COPD, study says

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10/27/2016

BALTIMORE – In patients with stable COPD, long-term supplemental oxygen does not result in a longer time to death or first hospitalization, nor does it provide sustained benefits regarding other measured outcomes, according to a recent study conducted by The Long-Term Oxy

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