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VirtuOx helps providers ‘cut cord’ on deliveries 

February 5, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla – VirtuOx has launched a new oximetry program called EzOx, reshaping the process of qualifying patients for home oxygen therapy, and making it more efficient and cost effective for HME providers, says Kyle Miko.  Under the program, VirtuOx drop ships a disposable oximeter to patients in their homes, eliminating the need for providers to drop off and pick up a traditional oximeter, saving about...

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GAO: Cover disposable devices as substitutes for DME

July 19, 2017HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The Government Accountability Office has recommended that the Department of Health and Human Services evaluates the possible costs and savings of using disposable devices as substitutes for DME and, if appropriate, seek legislative authority to cover them.While Medicare generally doesn't cover disposable devices, the GAO identified eight such devices that could potentially substitute for DME devices that are covered. These disposable devices fall into existing Medicare DME categories:...


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