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In brief: Accessories reprieve, oxygen challenge, advocate of the year

June 25, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – CMS has announced a 90-day suspension of scheduled Medicare cuts to accessories for complex rehab manual wheelchairs, NCART reports.  That extends an 18-month suspension that would have expired on July 1 to Oct. 1.  “They will use this time for further analysis and, hopefully, a permanent suspension,” Don Clayback, executive director of NCART, tweeted today. “Thank you advocates, Congress and CMS.”  On Monday, a letter led...

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Oventus highlights DTC business

June 21, 2021HME News Staff

BRISBANE, Australia – Oventus Medical says current data indicate that 60% of all patient referrals are coming direct-to-consumer from through two websites: gopapfree.com and o2vent.com. Additionally, the company says the number of telehealth consultations scheduled has increased 25% in the current quarter compared to the previous quarter. “Since Oventus launched its telehealth initiative as a result of COVID-19, the patient funnel has captured more than 2,000 patients,” the company...

CPAP Alternative, direct-to-consumer, O2Vent, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Oventus Medical


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Oventus Medical reorganizes with new president/COO and CFO

June 7, 2021HME News Staff

BRISBANE, Australia – Oventus Medical has appointed John Cox as its president and COO. Cox was previously president and CEO of Somnera, where he developed a cloud-connected alternative to CPAP therapy and built out direct-to-consumer, customer engagement and channel partner programs. Oventus has tasked him with adapting the company’s go-to-market model and its patient services infrastructure to meet customer needs in a rapidly accelerating environment of virtual and telehealth-based marketing,...

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Oventus raises millions

May 11, 2021HME News Staff

BRISBANE, Australia – Oventus Medical has firm commitments from institutional and sophisticated investors for a two-tranche placement of ordinary shares to raise about $5 million. The company has also launched a fully underwritten 1 for 4.4 pro-rata, non-renounceable entitlement offer to raise another $5 million. “We thank all those investors who showed strong support for the company through the placement, despite the challenges brought about by sustained lockdowns...

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In brief: AdaptHealth increases credit, Permobil goes Progeo, Alick’s buys Pill Box

April 30, 2021HME News Staff

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. – AdaptHealth has expanded its credit by $300 million to boost acquisitions and for general corporate purposes.  The company amended its senior secured credit facilities to increase its term loan by $100 million and to expand the maximum borrowing capacity under its revolving credit facility from $250 million to $450 million.   “We appreciate the support of the company’s lenders as we continue to execute on the company’s...

aahomecare, AdaptHealth, Alick's, Nonin, Oventus Medical, Permobil


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Oventus signs up Sleep Metrics

April 26, 2021HME News Staff

BRISBANE, Australia – Oventus Medical has signed a new virtual lab-in-lab agreement with Sleep Metrics, a Portland, Ore.-based provider of sleep apnea testing and therapy, its fourth such agreement. Through the agreement, Sleep Metrics is now able to offer O2Vent therapy as a treatment alternative to patients who refuse CPAP therapy or find it challenging. “There are tremendous synergies with our VLIL model and Sleep Metrics’ existing at-home OSA testing,”...

CPAP Alternative, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Oventus Medical, Sleep Metrics, Sleep Therapy


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In brief: CMS guidance, Convatec acquisition, Drive CEO

April 2, 2021HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – CMS has instructed the Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) to hold all claims with dates of service on or after April 1, 2021, for a short period, in anticipation of possible congressional action to extend the moratorium on the 2% sequestration cuts.  “This will minimize the volume of claims the MACs must reprocess if Congress extends the suspension,” CMS wrote in a March 30 bulletin. “The MACs will automatically reprocess any claims paid with the...

Braze Mobility, Complex Rehab, ConvaTec, Cure Medical, Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, Home Medical Equipment, Invacare, Merits, Oventus Medical


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Oventus signs on first VGM member 

March 29, 2021HME News Staff

BRISBANE, Australia – Oventus Medical has signed on its first member of VGM & Associates: InHome Oxygen and Medical Equipment in Pennsylvania. Per the agreement, InHome Oxygen will offer O2Vent therapy as a treatment alternative to patients who find CPAP therapy challenging. “We definitely see a need to provide alternative treatment for the many patients that refuse or struggle with PAP therapies,” said Robert Campitelli, president and...

CPAP Alternative, InHome Oxygen, O2Vent, Oventus Medical, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Therapy


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Oventus adds two agreements

March 18, 2021HME News Staff

BRISBANE, Australia – Oventus Medical has secured a new agreement with Connect DME to make available its home care oral appliance therapy to third-party administrator beneficiaries. Connect DME, which provides DME to TPAs, will leverage virtual consultations with physicians and dentists across its national footprint of customers to facilitate the use of the O2Vent Optima for sleep apnea treatment. The agreement calls for an initial contract of three years and automatically extends for another...

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Oventus reports significant growth

February 22, 2021HME News Staff

BRISBANE, Australia – Oventus Medical has booked revenues of $550,232 for the six-month period ended Dec. 31, a 192% increase over the prior period. The company credits growth driven by lab-in-lab sites that remained operational during the pandemic, continuing to scan patients; an expansion of the telehealth extension of the lab-in-lab program; and an increase in direct sales to dentists who delivered treatments in their own practices, as well as through lab-in-lab programs. “We...

Financial Results, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Oventus Medical, Telehealth


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