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FDA extends EUA for vents, other devices 

March 27, 2023HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced in the Federal Register that the Emergency Use Authorization for certain ventilators and PAP and RAD devices will be in effect until Nov. 7, 2023, 180 days beyond the end of the public health emergency on May 11.  The EUA, which was issued under separate authority from the PHE, allows for certain vents, PAP and RAD devices to be used by patients, even though they haven’t gone through the formal FDA clearance process....

Emergency Use Authorization (EUA), Pandemic, PAP devices, ventilators

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Billing report finds spike in PAP use

February 7, 2014HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The number of beneficiaries receiving PAP devices for a one-year time period grew 13%, while the total number of beneficiaries receiving all DMEPOS items during the same period fell 1%, according to a recently released comparative billing report.Compiled by eGlobal Tech and Palmetto GBA, the report used data from claims processed by the DME MACs between July 2012 and June 2013. They also found allowed charges on PAP devices rose 23%, when allowed charges for all DMEPOS items fell by...

CMS, Comparative Bidding Report, PAP devices

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