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In brief: Report cites spike in PAP use, Inogen sets IPO terms

February 7, 2014HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The number of beneficiaries receiving PAP devices for a one-year time period grew 13%, while the total number of beneficiaries receiving all DMEPOS items during the same period fell 1%, according to a recently released comparative billing report. Compiled by eGlobal Tech and Palmetto GBA, the report used data from claims processed by the DME MACs between July 2012 and June 2013. They also found allowed charges on PAP devices rose 23%, when allowed charges for all DMEPOS items fell by...

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Use of Auto-PAP devices expected to soar, study finds

February 7, 2014HME News Staff

LONDON - U.S. shipments of auto-positive airway pressure (Auto-PAP) devices will grow 70% by 2017, according to an IHS Technology report released Feb. 6. Auto-PAP shipments should grow at a CAGR of 14.2% over four years, surpassing shipments of CPAP machines by 2015, according to the report. "Healthcare expenditures in the U.S. for sleep apnea have reached unsustainable levels," said Nicola Goatman, medical devices and healthcare IT analyst at IHS. "Diagnosis through sleep laboratories and therapy...


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