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VGM objects to bid program including vents, orthoses

December 11, 2018HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - With the complex care required for vent patients and with few suppliers serving the market, it's best to keep the product category out of Medicare's competitive bidding program, VGM says. In recently submitted comments to CMS, the company pointed out that: Vent patients are highly vulnerable and require care from highly skilled RTs, and can't be subject to delays in care or access issues. It also pointed out that the market for vents is small and niche, with fewer than 400 providers....

Comments, Competitive Bidding, Orthoses, Vents, VGM

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