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In brief: AAHomecare increases pressure, Cardinal expands homecare presence

April 21, 2017Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - AAHomecare is asking lawmakers for relief from a “double-dip” oxygen cut in the 2017 Medicare fee schedule for stationary oxygen.The move reinforces a letter that the association sent to previous leadership at CMS in December, asking the agency to recalculate its rates, which have dipped below competitive bidding rates in rural and non-bid areas.“We would like to reinforce these efforts by generating congressional interest and support on the issues, as well,”...

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Many sleep apps lacking in basic information

April 20, 2017HME News Staff

YARMOUTH, Maine - Apps for sleep may not be going far enough to help users understand the importance of a good night's sleep, researchers say. There are hundreds of apps available that use soothing sounds to help people fall asleep, but less than half of the apps researchers looked at offer information about sleep or its importance, according to the Voice of America. “We were surprised that some of the apps didn't say anything about the recommended amount of sleep someone should get on a regular...

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Apps for naps?

January 23, 2015Kelly Bothum

It's ironic the president and co-founder of a sleep therapy company has little trouble catching Zs himself. But that didn't stop Eric Cohen, president of National Sleep Therapy (NST), from testing two sleep apps.With sleep apnea affecting 18 million Americans, it's no surprise programmers are locking their sights on sleep-related products.“There's a percentage of the population who wants to take control of their own health. And within that, there's an interest in sleep,” said Cohen, who...

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