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Diabetes & CGMs: ‘A rapid-fire changing environment’ 

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Diabetes & CGMs: ‘A rapid-fire changing environment’ 

March 17, 2023Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders say Medicare’s newly expanded coverage guidelines for continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) are a big win, but there’s still work to do to process that and other changes made to the benefit in the past few months.  CMS in March published an updated LCD and policy article that, among other things, expands coverage for CGMs to beneficiaries with Type 2 diabetes and allows follow-up visits to be conducted via telehealth.   “Medicare...

Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM), Coverage, Diabetes, Guidelines

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Unlocking the front door: Keys to reopening your business safely after COVID-19

June 22, 2020HME News Staff

The coronavirus pandemic's effect on daily life has been unprecedented, and everyone—including business owners—has looked forward to returning to normal (in whatever shape that takes). Whether you find yourself in an area that has already lifted stay-at-home orders or is about to, there's a lot to consider before resuming operations. Especially in the health care space, your customers may be part of a vulnerable population. And to protect your customers, your employees and...

Coronavirus, Guidelines, Pandemic, re-opening, VGM Insurance

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Also Noted

Board offers sleep-screening guidelines for truck drivers

August 24, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The medical review board of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has offered guidelines on when to require testing for obstructive sleep apnea for truck drivers, according to Land Line Magazine. The board recommends mandatory screenings for truck drivers with a body mass index of 40 or above, with admitted fatigue or sleeping during wakeful periods; or for truck drivers who have been involved in a sleep-related motor vehicle accident. It also recommends mandatory screenings...

Guidelines, Recommendations, Sleep apnea screening, truck drivers

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