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Short take: Circadiance

November 9, 2018HME News Staff

Pittsburgh-based Circadiance has received a Japanese patent for its SleepWeaver line of Soft Cloth CPAP Masks. Circadiance now holds 12 US and international patents. “The addition of this patent to our portfolio strengthens our intellectual property position in the global CPAP mask market,” said David Groll, founder and CEO in a press release.  

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In brief: HME champions win re-election, ResMed expands software portfolio

November 9, 2018HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - A number of champions for the HME industry, including Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., have won their re-election bids in Congress.McMorris-Rodgers, who bested her Democratic contender Lisa Brown, has led a number of efforts to provide relief from Medicare's competitive bidding program, including introducing H.R. 4229, which has 157 co-sponsors. She has also spearheaded a number of congressional sign-on letters to CMS requesting relief.A number of champions for complex rehab have...

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In brief: VGM tallies costs by region, Option Care debuts in Louisiana

August 9, 2018HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - The VGM Group has released the results of a “Delivery Cost Survey” that puts into perspective how costly it is for HME providers to provide patients with the necessary equipment.In New England, for example, providers report that it costs them $22.43 in vehicle costs per delivery and $18 in labor costs per hour, according to the survey. When you take into account the 23.33 miles from business to home and the 31.67 minutes it takes for in-home set up, that's an average...

BioScrip, Circadiance, CPAP, Merits Health Products, OptionCare, Prior auths, VGM


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Circadiance secures two more patents

August 7, 2018HME News Staff

PITTSBURGH - Circadiance has received two additional patents for its SleepWeaver line of soft cloth CPAP masks. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted a patent titled “Full Face Cloth Respiratory Mask” to Circadiance covering certain features of the SleepWeaver Anew Soft Cloth Full Face CPAP Mask and the United Kingdom Patent Office has granted a patent titled “Improved Respiratory Mask with Disposable Cloth Body” covering certain features of the SleepWeaver Elan...

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In brief: Senate letter approaches deadline, Brightree beefs up resupply management solution

July 7, 2017HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - HME stakeholders have until Tuesday, July 11, to collect signatures for a letter from Sens. John Thune, R-S.D., and Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., asking HHS Secretary Tom Price to use his regulatory authority to provide relief from competitive bidding in rural areas. At press time on Friday, 14 senators had signed the letter. A similar letter in the House of Representatives drew 154 signatures. As proof that the letters have an impact, CMS announced June 23 that it would no longer apply bid-related...

Airway Oxygen, AllCall Connect, Brightree, Circadiance, Graham-Field, Ottobock, Pediatric Home Service


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Circadiance joins VGM's network

July 5, 2017HME News Staff

PITTSBURGH - Circadiance has joined VGM's network of vendors, increasing the company's access to more than 5,000 independent HME providers. “The partnership between Circadiance and VGM allows Circadiance to reach a large number of HME providers with innovative sleep and respiratory monitoring products,” said David Groll, CEO of Circadiance. As part of the partnership, Circadiance will offer VGM members “an economical ordering advantage,” the company says. Circadiance's brands...

Circadiance, respiratory products, Sleep Therapy, VGM


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Short takes: Medforce, Circadiance, AOPA, FODAC

March 29, 2017HME News Staff

Medforce Technologieshas joined the National Association for Home Care and Hospice. “We have experienced solid growth in the home health sector over the past several years,” said Esther Apter, Medforce CEO. “Joining NAHC was a logical choice to help us stay in tune with the latest challenges and continue to learn how to best serve this industry”…Circadiance has launched the SleepWeaver 3D Soft Cloth CPAP Mask in the U.S., following its recent 510(k) clearance from the U.S....

AOPA, Circadiance, FODAC, MedForce


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Philips Respironics, Circadiance target pediatric market

July 8, 2016Kathy Dion

MURRYSVILLE and TURTLE CREEK, Pa. - Two players have launched new pediatric nasal masks, a market that is currently under-served but growing rapidly with the rising awareness of obstructive sleep apnea and other breathing difficulties in very young children.Philips Respironics and Circadiance, which both already offer lines of nasal masks for older youth and adults, are now introducing pediatric versions for the smallest of patients.Philips launched the Wisp Pediatric Nasal Mask, for infants...

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Short takes: Circadiance, Mercy HME

June 14, 2016HME News Staff

Pittsburgh-based Circadiance has launched the SleepWeaver Advance pediatric soft cloth CPAP mask. The company recently received FDA clearance to market the mask in the United States, after launching the product in Europe several months ago. The mask is making its debut at the SLEEP conference this week in Denver…Sioux City, Iowa-based Mercy Home Medical Equipment has appointed Micah Bonderson as manager. Bonderson was previously a branch manager for Avera Home Medical Equipment in LeMars, Iowa. He...

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Circadiance ready to rebrand

June 3, 2016HME News Staff

EXPORT, Pa. - Circadiance has received a scope extension to its ISO 13485 Certificate and CE Marketing for its SmartMonitor and NeoPAP product lines, the company announced June 1. These approvals allow Circadiance to complete the rebranding of the product lines to fully capitalize on the interest of several international distributors. Circadiance acquired the SmartMonitor and NeoPAP product lines, including the infant apnea monitoring and PAP technologies associated with them, from Philips Respironics...

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