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Wearables have limits, say HME providers

February 8, 2019Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - Wearable devices like the Apple Watch may be grabbing headlines with their moves into health care, but HME providers are skeptical of all the hype.In January, Apple was reportedly in talks with at least three private Medicare Advantage plans about subsidizing the cost of the $399 Apple Watch, which now includes fall detection and an electrocardiogram function, for their members.“I don't think it's a bad thing that more patients have access to these products and more patients...

Apple Watch, HOme medical equipment, wearables


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