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Name of game in O2: optimize, optimize, optimize

December 22, 2015John Andrews

With razor-thin margins an ongoing concern in the reimbursement cut-weary oxygen market, respiratory providers need to find the right resources and strategies to maintain profitability. The solution, manufacturers say, is in supply chain relationships and non-delivery models. “Providers need to partner with manufacturers that can help them lower their operating costs over the long term, without reducing the level of care to their patients,” said Brad Ritt, business development manager...

Inogen, Invacare, Non-delivery model, O2 Concepts, Oxygen services

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Expect cuts to oxygen service, therapist says

April 25, 2014Leah Hoenen

APPLE VALLEY, Minn. - Lower reimbursement for oxygen has forced companies to reduce costs. Typically, that translates into cutting back on deliveries. Bob McCoy, a registered respiratory therapist and general manger of Valley Aire Respiratory Services, told HME News that, when it comes to cost cutting, providers are exploring all of their options.HME News: Are we going to see more providers cutting back on services, such as deliveries and home visits?Bob McCoy: Deliveries are their biggest cost....

Bob McCoy, Oxygen services

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