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PFF issues warning about non-prescription supplemental oxygen 

May 9, 2023HME News Staff

CHICAGO – The medical advisory board of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) has issued a position statement on non-prescription supplemental oxygen that advises the patient community to use only devices approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as prescribed by their doctor. The PFF warns that patients should not purchase an oxygen supply device without a prescription from a health care provider because doing so may lead to serious health problems. It also warns non-FDA approved...

Portable Oxygen Concentrator (POC), Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, supplemental oxygen

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Respiratory groups issue rallying cry

October 10, 2018HME News Staff

CHICAGO - The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, American Lung Association, COPD Foundation and the American Association of Respiratory Care are asking individuals to call their lawmakers and ask them to support a proposed rule from CMS that would increase their access to liquid oxygen. Ever since reduced reimbursement went into effect as part of the competitive bidding program and the number of companies offering liquid oxygen subsquently dwindled, individuals who were on portable liquid oxygen have...

Home Oxygen, Liquid oxygen, Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation

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