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AAHomecare puts Walmart on notice

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02/21/2020

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has a letter to Walmart, reminding the retail giant that both Federal and North Dakota laws prohibit the sale of CPAP devices without a prescription, after Sanford Healthcare was approached by someone who needed help with a device

Great Elm DME reports ‘meaningful organic growth’

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02/14/2020

WALTHAM, Mass. – Great Elm DME has “hit new highs” with PAP and ventilator patient set-ups, CEO Peter Reed said on an earnings call last week.

CareCentrix modifies CPAP policy

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02/06/2020

WASHINGTON – CareCentrix has told AAHomecare it plans to modify its new co-pay collections policy for PAP patients with balances of more than 180 days.

According to AAHomecare, CareCentrix plans to modify the policy as follows:

Large number of vets not receiving follow-up care for their sleep apnea, OIG says

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01/29/2020

WASHINGTON – The Veterans Health Administration is at risk of potentially spending $261.3 million over the next five years on sleep apnea devices and supplies that veterans will not use, according to the Office of Inspector General.

Meet USA Medical Supply, the CPAP influencer

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01/24/2020

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – USA Medical Supply has seen its CPAP business grow to 55% of its revenues, driven in large part by an unlikely advertising channel: YouTube.

Tricare covers travel CPAP machines

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01/02/2020

WASHINGTON – Tricare will cover portable CPAP machines retroactive to Jan. 24, 2019, if certain conditions are met, Military.com reports.

ASV trumps PAP for chronic insomnia, study finds

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12/19/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine – Adaptive servo-ventilation proved superior to CPAP therapy in chronic insomnia patients with previously undiagnosed co-morbid OSA, according the first efficacy trial to compare the two modes.

Footit Medical rewards Sinigur for driving growth

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11/19/2019

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Footit Medical Supply has promoted Natalia Sinigur to vice president. Sinigur has also exercised her stock option rights, making her a 35% owner of the company.

CPAP supplies: OIG adds another layer of scrutiny

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11/01/2019

WASHINGTON – Providers who get request letters from the Office of Inspector General for documentation for CPAP replacement supplies need to take them seriously, because there could be a lot of money at stake, say industry stakeholders.

Short takes: Transcend, CAIRE, AllyScripts

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11/01/2019

Transcend has launched its Transcend 365 miniCPAP, a “smaller, smarter” CPAP with integrated heated humidifier that’s capable of running on a single, travel-size battery.

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