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In brief: Lower premiums, NMEDA training, Rehab Medical’s expansion

October 23, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – Premiums for HealthCare.gov plans are lower for the third consecutive year, according to a new report from CMS.  The average premium for the second lowest silver plan, or benchmark plan, on the federal health care insurance exchanges dropped by 2% for the 2021 coverage year, the report shows.  “Our changes to the regulations and how we have managed the exchanges have proven to be more effective than previous administrations,” said CMS Administrator Seema...

ACHC, Caire, NCPA, Rehab Medical


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ZOLL partners with CAIRE for vent-POC package

October 21, 2020HME News Staff

CHELMSFORD, Mass. - ZOLL Medical has exclusive rights to distribute CAIRE's SAROS 4000 portable oxygen concentrator in all markets outside of the U.S. in combination with its EMV+ ventilator. By combining SAROS with the EMV+, remote medics will be able to deliver oxygen-enriched critical care ventilation and oxygenation therapy without the use of oxygen cylinders, which present refilling and logistical challenges, and are a hazardous threat in armed conflicts, the companies say. “The logistical...

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CAIRE acquires respiratory device maker

June 5, 2020HME News Staff

BALL GROUND, Ga. - CAIRE has acquired Spirosure, a California-based company that recently launched its first product to market, the Fenom Pro, a device that measures FeNO, a key indicator of allergic inflammation in asthmatic patients. “FeNo is quickly becoming recognized by the clinical community as an important diagnostic and management tool for clinicians who treat asthma patients,” said Earl Lawson, CAIRE president and CEO. “The acquisition of Spirosure further diversifies our...

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Short takes: AAHomecare, CAIRE, RESNA

April 30, 2020HME News Staff

AAHomecare is accepting nominations for four open positions on its board of directors. To be nominated, you must be an AAHomecare member in good standing. Board members are expected to be available to other members to answer questions about the association's activities and to recruit new members. Email nominations to Sue Mairena at [email protected]CAIRE's FreeStyle Comfort portable oxygen concentrator is now available in China. The Ball Ground, Ga.-based company will distribute the FreeStyle...

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CAIRE ups production of 02 equipment

March 26, 2020HME News Staff

BALL GROUND, Ga. - CAIRE has added production shifts, extended work hours and is expanding production lines at its facilities in Ball Ground, Ga., Buffalo, N.Y., and Chengdu, China, to meet the increased demand for oxygen equipment due to the coronavirus pandemic. “As the Covid-19 virus has spread in recent weeks, we have seen a dramatic increase in demand for stationary oxygen from our customers globally—particularly from those who are providing emergency aid in pandemic hot zones,”...

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In brief: CareCentrix modifies CPAP policy, Numotion partners with Paralympian

February 6, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - CareCentrix has told AAHomecare it plans to modify its new co-pay collections policy for PAP patients with balances of more than 180 days. According to AAHomecare, CareCentrix plans to modify the policy as follows: If a patient's account is not suspended prior to the initial rental of PAP equipment, then rental, PAP repair and PAP replacement payments will not be interrupted. CareCentrix requests providers temporarily suspend PAP supplies until patients establish payment arrangements,...

aahomecare, Caire, CareCentrix, Lifeway Mobility, Numotion, VGM


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CAIRE technology to support global initiative

February 6, 2020HME News Staff

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - QS/1 has launched a new interface for its SystemOne and Point-of-Sale software solutions that seamlessly connects to Integra DeliveryTrack 6.1. This interface gives community pharmacists visibility and Rx-level validation of their delivery process, including proof of delivery in real time and integration with national carriers. “Community pharmacies have unique opportunities to stand out when compared with their competition,” said Kevin Welch, president. “This...

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Short takes: The Compliance Team, Quantum Rehab, CAIRE

November 22, 2019HME News Staff

SPRING HOUSE, Pa. - Sandra Canally, RN, founder and CEO of The Compliance Team, is one of 144 women to be named to Drug Store News' Top Women in Health, Wellness and Beauty awards program. Canally, who is the only woman to own a certified healthcare accreditation organization, received an award for Business Excellence. “I am honored to receive this award; however, these awards represent much more than individual achievements,” she said. “They represent the considerable power of...

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Short takes: Transcend, CAIRE, AllyScripts

November 1, 2019HME News Staff

Transcend has launched its Transcend 365 miniCPAP, a “smaller, smarter” CPAP with integrated heated humidifier that's capable of running on a single, travel-size battery. The mini's Capillary Force Vaporizer Technology is an alternative to pass-over heated humidification, delivering a smaller and more efficient humidification system. Unlike CPAP humidifiers that must heat water in a reservoir to humidify a constant airflow, the mini's humidifier vaporizes water using an internal element...

aahomecare, AllyScripts, Caire, CPAP, Transcend


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Medtrade Show Daily

Exhibitors emphasize health, strength

September 30, 2019John Andrews

ATLANTA — Given that Medtrade is an exposition for healthcare providers, it seems natural that health and strength would be predominant themes among exhibitors in 2019. For the industry's purposes, these terms refer to the fiscal and operational outlook for HME companies, as well as determined advocacy on Capitol Hill.For instance, at Irving, Texas-based McKesson, the Medtrade booth theme is “Stronger Together,” which emphasizes the significance of unity within the industry, said...

Caire, Compass Health, Home Medical Equipment, McKesson, Medtrade 2019


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