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Stakeholders run with vent bill

‘They are very concerned about CMS and they want a remedy’
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11/08/2019

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders are prioritizing the 180 members of the House of Representatives who signed a letter asking CMS to drop non-invasive vents from competitive bidding to now support H.R. 4945.

Viemed bolsters growth plans

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11/08/2019

LAFAYETTE, La. – Viemed Healthcare has racked up new payer contracts and added multi-function ventilators to its product portfolio, as it pushes to have a larger presence nationwide.

Invacare targets convergence in 2020

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11/08/2019

ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare’s not done cost cutting, but it’s now in a place where it can also focus on increasing revenues through new product launches, says Matt Monaghan.

Inogen: Sales issues are largely behind us

Company also moves past tough comps
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11/08/2019

GOLETA, Calif. – Inogen officials say they stabilized the business in the third quarter of 2019, after spending the past few quarters right-sizing the company’s direct-to-consumer sales force.

In brief: CBIC seeks ‘substantiation’ letters, Apria responds to wildfires

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11/08/2019

WASHINGTON –The Competitive Bidding Implementation Contractor has sent notices to bidders asking them to substantiate their bids, VGM reports.

Apria Healthcare responds to wildfires

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11/08/2019

LAKE FOREST, Calif. – Apria Healthcare has launched a mobilized effort to deliver critical equipment to its patients in California, where wildfires continue to plague much of the state.

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HME NewsPoll December 2019

Payers are increasingly using third-party administrators to coordinate DME for their members, despite numerous concerns from industry stakeholders. Sleep Solutions in Michigan, for example, sent out an alert to its customers who are BCBS PPO members that the insurer has hired Northwood, a TPA, to manage their DME needs.