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Oxygen bill introduced in House 

April 1, 2024HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – A bill to reform the home oxygen therapy benefit has now also been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.  The Supplemental Oxygen Access Reform (SOAR) Act, H.R. 7829, introduced by Reps. David Valadao, R-Calif.; Julia Brownley, D-Calif.; Larry Bucshon, R-Ind., and Adrian Smith, R-Neb., would:  Remove supplemental oxygen from Medicare’s competitive bidding program  Permanently extend Medicare’s blended reimbursement rates  Establish...

Home Oxygen Therapy, supplemental oxygen, Supplemental Oxygen Access Reform Act (SOAR)

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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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Responsive Respiratory boosts retail offering 

September 6, 2022HME News Staff

ST. LOUIS – Responsive Respiratory has a new partnership agreement to distribute Boost Oxygen Products into the home care market. Founded in 2007, Boost Oxygen offers portable supplemental oxygen in an easy-to-use canister. “Positioned as an over-the counter purchase, Boost is ideal for use in out-of-breath moments due to physical exertion, such as climbing stairs, recreational activities, etc.,” said Steve Bannon, president of RRI. “Boost is a natural fit for providers to...

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