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Rotech provides notification of Philips breach 

February 26, 2024HME News Staff

ORLANDO, Fla. – Rotech Healthcare on Feb. 23 provided notification of a recent privacy incident experienced by Philips Respironics that may have impacted certain information of patients who purchased Philips sleep and respiratory devices from Rotech.  “Although Rotech is unaware of any misuse of information resulting from this event, we are providing this notice in an abundance of caution,” the company stated on its website.  When reached for comment, a spokesman...

Philips Respironics, Rotech Healthcare, security breach

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In brief: Bill seeks to change LCD process, Apria provides notice of security breach

October 7, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Two senators recently introduced a bill that seeks to improve the transparency and accountability of the local coverage determination (LCD) process performed by the Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs).The Local Coverage Determination Clarification Act of 2016 would: require open and public meetings with the MACs that are on the record; require disclosure by the MACs of the rationale for an LCD and the evidence for that decision at the beginning of the process; provide stakeholders...

Apria, CareCentrix, Medtrade, Quality Medical, Rep. Tom Price, security breach

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Apria provides notice of security breach

October 5, 2016HME News Staff

LAKE FOREST, Calif. - An email account of an employee at Apria Healthcare that contains personal information of certain individuals has been subject to unauthorized access, the national provider announced Oct. 4. The information potentially subject to unauthorized access includes a combination of name, date of birth, patient identification number, Social Security number, diagnosis information, doctor's name, type of medical equipment requested, treatment location, medical record number, driver's...

Apria, Patient information, security breach

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