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Sleep apnea sufferers downplay treatment, Philips survey finds


AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands – Thirty percent of people with sleep apnea somewhat or completely agree that they don’t think it’s necessary to be treated for sleep apnea, according to a

AAHomecare puts Walmart on notice


WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has a letter to Walmart, reminding the retail giant that both Federal and North Dakota laws prohibit the sale of CPAP devices without a prescription, after Sanford Healthcare was approached by someone who needed help with a device

Great Elm DME reports ‘meaningful organic growth’


WALTHAM, Mass. – Great Elm DME has “hit new highs” with PAP and ventilator patient set-ups, CEO Peter Reed said on an earnings call last week.

CareCentrix modifies CPAP policy


WASHINGTON – CareCentrix has told AAHomecare it plans to modify its new co-pay collections policy for PAP patients with balances of more than 180 days.

According to AAHomecare, CareCentrix plans to modify the policy as follows:

Large number of vets not receiving follow-up care for their sleep apnea, OIG says


WASHINGTON – The Veterans Health Administration is at risk of potentially spending $261.3 million over the next five years on sleep apnea devices and supplies that veterans will not use, according to the Office of Inspector General.

Meet USA Medical Supply, the CPAP influencer


WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – USA Medical Supply has seen its CPAP business grow to 55% of its revenues, driven in large part by an unlikely advertising channel: YouTube.

Tricare covers travel CPAP machines


WASHINGTON – Tricare will cover portable CPAP machines retroactive to Jan. 24, 2019, if certain conditions are met, reports.

ASV trumps PAP for chronic insomnia, study finds


YARMOUTH, Maine – Adaptive servo-ventilation proved superior to CPAP therapy in chronic insomnia patients with previously undiagnosed co-morbid OSA, according the first efficacy trial to compare the two modes.

Footit Medical rewards Sinigur for driving growth


WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Footit Medical Supply has promoted Natalia Sinigur to vice president. Sinigur has also exercised her stock option rights, making her a 35% owner of the company.