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Vague laws create trouble for J&L

February 22, 2016Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

Rules regarding who can perform CPAP set ups and other respiratory care vary by state, but as a recent court case showed, interpretations can also differ.In January, Middlebury, Conn.-based J&L Medical, a respiratory provider, agreed to pay $600,000 to settle allegations that it violated state and federal regulations by using unlicensed technicians to set up CPAP and Bi-level machines. The provider said using technicians, such as RT students or licensed practical nurses supervised by a licensed RT...

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In brief: HME spending drops, PlayMaker CRM secures funding

January 22, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - While overall Medicare spending has increased more than 175% from 2000 to 2014, spending on HME accounted for just 1.25% of overall Medicare spending in 2014, dropping from 2% in 2004, according to AAHomecare's analysis of a December update of the National Health Expenditure Accounts. Furthermore, spending on DME can lower overall Medicare costs in the long-term, the association argues. Every $1 spent on mobility equipment, for example, saves $16.78 in fall-related recovery; every $1...

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Respiratory provider agrees to $600,000 settlement

January 20, 2016HME News Staff

MIDDLEBURY, Conn. - J&L Medical has agreed to settle allegations that it violated state and federal regulations by using unlicensed technicians to set up CPAP and Bi-level machines. J&L president John Loyer said using patient care technicians, LPNs and others supervised by licensed RTs is common practice in the industry, but he agreed to pay $600,000. "We think it's important for our patients and the members of the medical community to understand that the government never claimed J&L Medical Services...

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