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Regulatory update: Ventilator access, bid relief support 

June 15, 2023HME News Staff

ARLINGTON, Va. – AAHomecare and the ALS Association asked CMS to promptly issue a memorandum clarifying medical policy and coverage of non-invasive ventilators (NIVs) and take steps to expedite authorizations for people living with ALS.  They shared their concerns about reports of denials as high as 86% and 64% for two major MA plans, with rates in the low teens for other MA plans. They report issues for both new setups and continued authorizations.  “The ALS Association...

AAHomecare, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Competitive Bidding, Non-invasive ventilator, Reimbursement

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React expands Luna’s scope beyond SDB 

December 13, 2022HME News Staff

SARASOTA, Fla. - React Health has announced 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the Luna G3 Bilevel S/T 30Vt as a non-invasive ventilator. This expands the utilization of the device beyond the sleep disordered breathing (SDB) market into management of chronic respiratory conditions. “We are pleased the FDA has approved the expanded use of the Luna as a non-invasive ventilator,” said Clint Geffert, president of commercial operations. “React remains committed...

Non-invasive ventilator, React Health

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Philips says its Trilogy 100 saves big money

April 21, 2017BRIEFS

AMSTERDAM - Royal Philips says its new Trilogy 100 non-invasive ventilator can reduce hospital readmissions for COPD patients, compared to patients not using NIV or using less advanced NIV therapy, following discharge. As a result, both hospitals and payers can see a significant cost savings, Philips says. Among a study's findings for hospitals: After examining 1,000 COPD patients being treated with a multifaceted therapy approach using the Trilogy versus no NIV treatment or less advanced NIV therapy...

COPD, Non-invasive ventilator, Royal Philips, Trilogy 100

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