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AAH: Walmart removes CPAP devices from website

February 25, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Walmart has removed CPAP devices from its website, after hearing concerns from AAHomecare. Last week, the association had sent a letter to Walmart, reminding the retail giant that both federal and North Dakota laws prohibit the sale of CPAP devices without prescriptions. AAHomecare wrote the letter after a provider in the state, Sanford Healthcare, reported being approached by someone who had purchased a CPAP device from Walmart.com. North Dakota also requires that clinically trained...

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Agile Medical adds oxygen to brand

May 10, 2019HME News Staff

WEST BERLIN, N.J. - Agile Medical, parent company of The CPAP Shop, has launched The Oxygen Concentrator Supplies Shop, an online store offering 24/7 access to products to treat respiratory conditions.The company says the oxygen shop is a “natural progression.”“We have increasingly observed that the same shortcomings within the CPAP market were also impacting other lines of respiratory care,” said Tony Zadnik, founder and CEO of Agile Medical. “Because CPAP and respiratory...

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AAH investigates illegal online sales

January 12, 2018Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - The sale of medical devices over the Internet without a required prescription is nothing new, but with the possibility of Amazon getting into the HME market in a bigger way, stakeholders say the industry needs to take a harder line against them.The issue reared its head recently, when providers in North Dakota were able to obtain CPAP devices though third-party sellers without a prescription. Such sales typically violate state and federal laws, as well as Amazon's own rules.“We...

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In brief: AAH investigates illegal online sales, NSM debuts in Alaska

December 15, 2017HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - AAHomecare is working with outside counsel on a strategy to curb illegal online sales of durable medical equipment, after learning that third-party sellers in North Dakota sold CPAP devices through Amazon without prescriptions. Such sales typically violate state and federal laws, as well as Amazon's own rules, the association stated in its “Wednesday in Washington” weekly bulletin. AAHomecare plans to reach out directly to the sellers and to regulators to ask them to ensure...

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AAHomecare seeks to curb illegal online sales

December 14, 2017HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - AAHomecare is working with outside counsel on a strategy to curb illegal online sales of durable medical equipment, after learning that third-party sellers in North Dakota sold CPAP devices through Amazon without prescriptions. Such sales typically violate state and federal laws, as well as Amazon's own rules, the association stated in its “Wednesday in Washington” weekly bulletin. AAHomecare plans to reach out directly to the sellers and to regulators to ask them to ensure...

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Medical Supply Depot adds 'virtual' wheelchair

September 26, 2010Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Provider Meir Tsinman likes to push the online envelope. In July, the president of themedicalsupplydepot.com added an app to the site to make it more user-friendly for the disabled. "We want to serve our customers better and reach out to new ones who can't get online because of their limitations," he said. "The freedom to shop online is a convenience that should be enjoyed by all." To do that, themedicalsupplydepot.com partnered with Toronto-based essential Ability (eA), which...

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