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Vents: More legislative activity to come

November 29, 2016Liz Beaulieu, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine - If two major manufacturers have their way, there will be other ventilator-related bills introduced in Congress.Bills known as The BREATH Act have already been introduced in the House of Representatives and the Senate—they would establish policies and standards for determining appropriate use for vents, and would increase Medicare reimbursement for the product category by 20% on Jan. 1, 2017. The bills have zero co-sponsors in the House (H.R. 6012) and three co-sponsors in...

Philips Respironics, ResMed, The BREATH Act, Ventilator

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