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In brief: MedPAC finds no change in health outcomes, CMS suspends CERT reviews

April 17, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Medicare spending for diabetes testing supplies decreased by 88% between 2010-2017, according to a new report from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, but health outcomes have remained stable. Since the national mail-order program was implemented in 2013, the use of diabetes testing supplies is down overall, but retail sales of supplies is up, says the report, “Examining Impacts of the National Mail-Order Program on Medicare Service Utilization and Beneficiary Health Outcomes.” MedPAC...

3B Medical, aahomecare, FODAC, Invacare, Lofta, MedPac, Philips, RESNA


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Short takes: RESNA, Lofta

April 16, 2020HME News Staff

RESNA'S testing company, Prometric, has extended the closure of its testing center in the U.S. and Canada through April 30. All displaced test takers will be notified of cancellations by email and be given instructions for re-schedulingÖLofta, a virtual sleep wellness company based in San Diego, is offering same-day delivery for home sleep testing kits, CPAP devices and supplies in the San Diego area, and is working to offer it in other major cities. "As more individuals are diagnosed with the coronavirus,...

cpap, Lofta, RESNA


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Travel CPAP ready for 'next wave'

April 6, 2018Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - Providers expect to see sales of travel CPAPs increase as the devices become more visible in the public domain.“You had the initial surge of early adopters who tend to be early tech adopters,” said Jay Levitt, founder of San Diego-based Lofta. “Now we are seeing a bigger second wave, in which people are seeing them being used on airplanes or reading accolades about them. People are buying them.”There are four primary travel devices currently on the market:...

Human Design, Lofta, ResMed, respironics, somnetics, travel CPAP


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Lofty goals at Lofta

September 1, 2017Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

SAN DIEGO - New provider Jay Levitt wants to revolutionize the sleep therapy space with a streamlined path to treatment and “shockingly” good customer service.“We've created a holistic experience that people can navigate in under a week for screening, testing, diagnosis and treatment,” said Levitt, founder of Lofta. “I just got off the phone with a man who has been putting off getting tested for 10 years because the thought of going to sleep labs and doctors and all...

Lofta, ResMed AirMini, sleep apnea


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In brief: SuperCare acquires LifeCare, AeroCare makes two buys

September 1, 2017HME News Staff

DOWNEY, Calif. - SuperCare Health has acquired the respiratory assets of LifeCare Solutions.“Our acquisition of LifeCare Solutions California respiratory assets ensures that none of their patients will have any interruption in their respiratory care,” said John Cassar, CEO, SuperCare Health. “Our driving mission is to improve the lives of patients with chronic diseases and we are excited to bring our innovative care solutions to an ever-expanding high risk patient population.”The...

AeroCare, AvaCare Medical, LifeCare Solutions, Lofta, Numotion, SuperCare Health


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Good works: AvaCare Medical, Lofta support Hurricane Harvey victims

September 1, 2017HME News Staff

LAKEWOOD, N.J. - A truck loaded with supplies left for New Jersey for Houston Aug. 30. AvaCare Medical, an online medical supply store, donated thousands of dollars worth of supplies and equipment for flooded nursing home and other victims of devastating Hurricane Harvey. Donations included first aid supplies, gauze, bandages walkers, adult diapers, wipes, reusable and disposable underpads, medical gloves, creams, mouthwash and shampoo.“With more and more news pouring in about...

AvaCare Medical, Lofta


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Lofta launches website for AirMini

August 17, 2017HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO - Lofta, a home medical device retailer, has launched a new e-commerce website devoted exclusively to the AirMini, ResMed's new travel CPAP device. The website, www.buyminicpap.com, features a la carte purchasing for the AirMini and compatible full-face, nasal and nasal pillows masks, as well as complete bundles. Lofta offers unlimited access to its support team through the website's online chat or by phone. The company also offers a 30-day risk free trial period and a zero interest 12-month...

e-commerce, Lofta, ResMed AirMini, travel CPAP


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