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Providers put services on chopping block


YARMOUTH, Maine – An overwhelming majority of respondents to a recent HME Newspoll (91%) said lower reimbursement has driven them to cut back on services over the last year.

The area where they’ve cut the most: deliveries (44%).

Rotech cuts back oxygen deliveries


ORLANDO, Fla. – Rotech Healthcare has stopped oxygen deliveries, except for first-time set-ups and emergencies, in West Virginia, according to a local TV station. The company is now requiring patients to go to the Elkview location to refill their tanks, WSAZ reports.

Bill seeks to lift ban on supply deliveries


ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Two senators have introduced a bill that would allow independent community pharmacies to deliver diabetes testing supplies to Medicare beneficiaries the same day an order is placed.