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Tricare still source of frustration

AAHomecare suggests working complaints up the chain
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06/21/2019

SAVANNAH, Ga. – More than a year after Humana Military took over the Tricare East contract, there are still billing issues, providers report.

POC options abound, but providers remain conservative

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06/14/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine – When it comes to portable oxygen concentrators, providers have more choices than ever but, for the most part, they plan to stick with one or two brands.

Great Elm DME expands in Midwest

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06/14/2019

WALTHAM, Mass. – Focus Respiratory, a wholly owned subsidiary of Great Elm DME, has acquired the respiratory assets of Omaha, Neb.-based Midwest Respiratory Care in an all-cash transaction valued at about $6.25 million.

CVS doubles down on HealthHubs

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06/04/2019

WOONSOCKET, R.I. – CVS Health will open additional HealthHUBs in Houston this year, as well as in Atlanta, Philadelphia/Southern New Jersey and Tampa, the company announced as part of its 2019 Investor Day on June 4.

Reporter’s notebook: Cash customer? ABN still gold standard

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05/31/2019

With more and more providers switching their focus from Medicare to cash sales, it’s unsurprising that there’s occasional confusion about whether an advance beneficiary notice is needed.

Peacock feathers and lift chair bingo: All in a day's work for HME retailers

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05/31/2019

From solid bets like selling lift chairs to stocking this season’s hottest styles, it's all in a day's work for today's HME retailer providers they say.

Medical Xpress to launch ‘store within a store’ for CBD

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05/31/2019

DALLAS – HME provider Medical Xpress stands ready to launch its new CBD division, CBD Xpress, as soon as the ink is dry on a new law.

Agile Medical taps broader respiratory market

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05/31/2019

WEST BERLIN, N.J. – With its new online store, The Oxygen Concentrator Supplies Shop, Agile Medical aims to repeat the success of The CPAP Shop for oxygen and asthma treatment, says CEO and Founder Tony Zadnik.

Protech reports increases, amid cyber attack

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05/24/2019

CINCINNATI – Protech Home Medical is “laser focused” on capturing market share and its balance sheet is sound, despite a recent cyber attack, CEO Greg Crawford said during a May 21 earnings call.

Bill marries respiratory therapy, telehealth to improve care

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05/10/2019

WASHINGTON – A bill recently introduced in the House of Representatives would elevate the role of registered respiratory therapists—a recognition that is “long overdue,” says the American Association for Respiratory Care.

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