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Invacare continues to see increase in demand for respiratory

April 15, 2020HME News Staff

ELYRIA, Ohio - Invacare continues to see high demand globally for its respiratory products, beds and therapeutic support surfaces, which it says are vital in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, the company said in a business update on April 14. The company is working to increase capacity to produce these products and resolve global supply chain challenges compounded by the effects of the pandemic. “As a result, there are practical limits to the extent we can increase output,”...

Coronavirus, Demand, Invacare, Pandemic, Respiratory

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Inogen cites soft demand, manufacturing challenges in preliminary financial results

January 14, 2020HME News Staff

GOLETA, Calif. - Inogen expects full-year revenue of $361.4 million to $362.4 million, up 0.9% to 1.2% compared to 2018, based on preliminary, unaudited financial data.The company expects fourth quarter 2019 revenue of $78.4 million to $79.4 million, down 8.2% to 9.4% compared to the same period in 2018.“We had softer than expected demand, primarily in our direct-to-consumer and international channels, in the fourth quarter of 2019, and we also had some manufacturing challenges that contributed...

Demand, Financial Results, Inogen, Manufacturing

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Understanding capacity and demand: Tips for bidding in Round 2021

August 28, 2019HME News Staff

As we head into the final stretch of bidding for Round 2021 of competitive bidding, suppliers across the country are realizing just how different the program is now compared to the past. One question I hear a lot is: How does capacity and demand influence the payment rate that CMS sets? Since this is one of the most technical—but important!—pieces of the competitive bidding program, I'm here to break it down and help you feel more confident when you go to submit your bid. In...

Capacity, Competitive Bidding, Demand, Round 2021, submitting bids

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