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Funding expands 'peer buddy' program for sleep apnea patients

September 3, 2019HME News Staff

TUCSON, Ariz. - Sairam Parthasarathy, MD, a past keynote speaker at the HME News Business Summit, has been awarded nearly $1.4 million for a peer-support program for sleep apnea patients. Parthasarathy, a professor at the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson, and his team will use funding provided by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to implement the findings of a previous research project through which peers were trained to help patients starting treatment for sleep apnea....

Grant, Research, Sleep Apnea, support

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Influential group backs bid bill

April 19, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The National Federation of Independent Business has written a letter of support for S. 2736, a bill that would delay a second round of Medicare reimbursement cuts scheduled for July 1.The NFIB cites the high proportion of HME providers that are small businesses and the high level of service those companies provide in its letter.“The next round of the competitive bidding cuts threaten the viability of these small businesses,” the group stated.AAHomecare says the NFIB represents...

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