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Stakeholders gauge interest in new coalition

June 30, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON – A group of about 40 providers and manufacturers participated in a call in May to discuss whether there’s enough interest to form a Breast Pump Policy Coalition that could tackle a host of issues related to the product category.  “We’re still in the discovery phase,” said Ryan Bullock, COO of Aeroflow and co-chair of the coalition, which AAHomecare is spearheading. “We’ve sent out a follow-up survey to gauge their ongoing interest and...

aahomecare, Aeroflow, Breast Pump Policy Coalition, Ryan Bullock

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In brief: Stark Law, new sleep company, Oventus-VGM agreement

November 24, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - CMS has finalized a number of changes to the Stark Law, including new permanent exemptions for value-based arrangements, in a 627-page final rule set to be published in the Federal Register on Dec. 2. The exemptions will allow physicians and other health care providers to design and enter into value-based arrangements without fear that legitimate activities to coordinate and improve the quality of care for patients and lower costs would violate the physician self-referral law, CMS says....

Aeroflow, DarioHealth, Home Medical Equipment, Stark Law

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In brief: PHE extension, AdaptHealth's public offering, Tricare update

July 2, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - It appears the Department of Health and Human Services will extend the current public health emergency.Both AAHomecare and the VGM Group have pointed to a June 29 tweet posted by Michael Caputo, HHS assistant secretary for public affairs, that said: “HHS expects to renew the public health emergency due to COVID-19 before it expires. We have already renewed this PHE once.”HHS first put the PHE in place on Jan. 27. It renewed the PHE on April 26 for another 90 days.Renewing...

AdaptHealth, Aeroflow, F&P, Public Health Emergency, Stander, TRICARE

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In brief: AAHomecare comments on IFR, NSM buys CRT-supplies combo

May 29, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - AAHomecare has submitted its comments on an Interim Final Rule that provides relief for suppliers treating patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. The association thanked CMS for its efforts and recommended further clarification and additional regulatory relief, including clarifying when an initial sleep study is not required, suspending the enforcement of clinical conditions for coverage of hospital beds, and postponing the implementation of Round 2021 of the competitive bidding program.HHS...

3B Medical, aahomecare, Aeroflow, NCPA

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Oventus and Aeroflow get first distribution agreement

May 26, 2020HME News Staff

BRISBANE, Australia - Oventus Medical announced May 25 that Aeroflow Healthcare has executed its first subcontract to provide patients of Regional Health Diagnostics with the O2Vent Optima oral treatment for obstructive sleep apnea.“We have been working with Aeroflow for 15 years as the primary CPAP provider for our OSA patients,” said Jeff Ragan, president and CEO of Regional Health Diagnostics, which operates 12 sleep labs across Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, and North and South Carolina....

Aeroflow, Oral device, Oventus, Sleep Therapy

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Also Noted

Incontinence affects majority of middle-aged women, Aeroflow study finds

May 20, 2020HME News Staff

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Almost 72% of women between ages 40-64 have experienced bladder control or leakage issues, according to a survey sponsored by Aeroflow Healthcare. About 65% say they experience bladder leakage at least once a month and 25% say it's a daily occurrence. Other findings: More than half of women say incontinence affects their daily lives and activities, including work, education and exercise. Additionally, more than half of women say they have not visited a health care provider after...

Aeroflow, Incontinence, survey

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Aeroflow searches for synergies

May 1, 2020Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Aeroflow Healthcare's new division Aeroflow Ventures is a vehicle for growing the company's core businesses through acquisitions and investing in other companies that could benefit from its strengths, says CFO Scott Sonnone.“We see a lot of opportunity where we are not in that business, and they are looking for capital,” he said. “There have to be synergies—maybe we can help with marketing or our development and technology platforms can accelerate what they...

Aeroflow, Investor, M&A

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In brief: Package includes change to ordering, Aeroflow launches investment division

April 3, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The stimulus package passed March 27 also includes provisions that allow physician assistants, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists to order DMEPOS and home health services for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, AAHomecare reports.Previously, PAs, NPs and CNSs were only able to order DMEPOS for Medicare beneficiaries, not Medicaid beneficiaries.“These provisions will significantly improve Medicaid patient access to DMEPOS by allowing highly skilled physician assistants...

aahomecare, Aeroflow, McKesson, Philips, stimulus package

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Oventus partners with Aeroflow on oral therapy

February 25, 2020HME News Staff

BRISBANE, Australia - Oventus Medical has announced that its oral devices to treat obstructive sleep apnea will now be sold by Aeroflow Healthcare.Per an agreement, Oventus' devices and consumables, including its O2Vent Optima, will be introduced by Aeroflow throughout its locations and direct-to-consumer platform, as well as through agreements with referring sleep clinics across the southeastern U.S.“Oventus and Aeroflow are aligned through our growth targets and shared interest in providing...

Aeroflow, Oral devices, Oventus, Sleep Therapy

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In brief: Centene, WellCare merger finalized; Aeroflow partners with network

January 24, 2020HME News Staff

ST. LOUIS - Centene Corp. has completed its acquisition of WellCare Health Plans, creating what it calls the leading healthcare enterprise focused on government-sponsored healthcare programs.Centene now provides health care to more than 24 million members across 50 states, or one in 15 people across the nation."We are pleased to have completed this transformational acquisition to create a leading healthcare enterprise committed to helping people live healthier lives through access to high-quality...

Aeroflow, Apria, Centene Corp, WellCare Health Plan

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