WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 18, 2016)—Dan Starck, chair of CQRC, responds to the GAO Access Report on Competitive Bidding: "While the CQRC has supported competitive bidding in concept, we remain...
Agencies Remain Desperate Over Pre-Claim Despite Delayed Rollout Having won a victory in their fight against the pre-claim review demonstration, home health providers and advocacy groups are...
LONDON and AMSTERDAM (September 7, 2016)—Royal Philips announced preliminary results of an independent, multicenter Home Oxygen Therapy-Home Mechanical Ventilation (HOT-HMV) study carried out by...
SAN DIEGO (September 7, 2016)—ResMed welcomed positive results from a multicenter, randomized controlled trial known as HOT-HMV. The study was presented today during the 2016 European Respiratory...
AMSTERDAM (August 29, 2016)—Royal Philips announced its sponsorship of the documentary “COPD: Highly Illogical—Remembering Leonard Nimoy.” The documentary seeks to educate viewers about COPD...
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 6, 2016)—The Council for Quality Respiratory Care (CQRC)—a coalition of the nation’s home oxygen therapy providers and manufacturing companies—commended Congressman Tom...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 22, 2016)—The Council for Quality Respiratory Care (CQRC)—a coalition of the nation’s leading home oxygen therapy provider and manufacturing companies—commended Senators...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 16, 2016)—Home respiratory care leaders disputed claims from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services that recent and pending reductions in Medicare payments for...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 27, 2016)—The Council for Quality Respiratory Care (CQRC)—a coalition of the nation’s leading home respiratory therapy providers and manufacturing companies—warned that...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 18, 2016)—The Council for Quality Respiratory Care (CQRC) today cautioned that data released from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) do not fully reflect...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 13, 2016)—The Council for Quality Respiratory Care (CQRC)—a coalition of the nation’s home oxygen therapy providers and manufacturing companies who together provide in-home...
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (January 11, 2016)—ResMed today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Inova Labs Inc., a privately held medical device company specializing in the...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 18, 2015)—In June, CMS announced its intention to make changes to the HCPCS codes for ventilators, including dramatically lowering the payment rate—by 35 percent—for...
Gain Referrals by Reducing Readmissions
Effective this year, Section 3025 of the Affordable Care Act penalizes hospitals for COPD readmissions. During the next three years, hospitals will be charged a 3 percent penalty on all Medicare...
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