The Value of Home Respiratory Care
Helping patients & taxpayers breathe easier
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 17, 2019)—Wednesday, Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) and Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa) introduced the Protecting Home Oxygen & Medical Equipment (HOME) Access Act of 2019...
Opinion: Simplify Medicare’s Overly Complex Auditing Process for Home Respiratory Care
Reimbursements withheld due to physician errors harm oxygen providers
When Does the 36-Month Oxygen Rental Period Restart?
6 scenarios in which HME providers can legally restart the oxygen rental period
ORLANDO, Fla. (February 19, 2019)—OxyGo LLC, a provider of portable oxygen concentrators, announced the launch of their new Bluetooth enabled POC.  OxyGo FIT Connect will allow health care...
BALL GROUND, Ga. (January 14, 2019)—More than 200 employees and guests celebrated CAIRE Inc.’s recent acquisition by NGK SPARK PLUG CO., LTD., at the global headquarters in Ball Ground,...
ATLANTA (October 19, 2018)—Chart Industries, Inc., has signed a definitive agreement to divest its oxygen-related products business within its BioMedical segment to NGK Spark Plug Co., Ltd. (NGK...
Supplying Ohana: Providing Care on  the Big Island
Meeting supply chain challenges in Hawaii
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (September 25, 2018)—Aeroflow Healthcare, announced the donation and rental of medical equipment and supplies to Asheville, North Carolina, and Greenville, South Carolina, area...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 20, 2018)—The American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) submitted comments on the ESRD/DMEPOS Proposed Rule that CMS released in mid-July. “CMS has taken an...
ORLANDO, Fla. (July 31, 2018)—OxyGo has relocated the company headquarters from Westlake, Ohio to Orlando, Florida, with a goal to provide upgraded service and products for customers. “We are...
ST. LOUIS (July 31, 2018)—Responsive Respiratory Inc.'s (RRI) pediatric regulator with engraved flow conversion chart is now available with the newly added 1/64th setting to its 0‐3 LPM flows. The...
Market Q&A: The Changing Oxygen Market
Answers from industry experts
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 7, 2018)—Since 2015, AAHomecare has been tracking the number of suppliers and their locations to monitor the impact of competitive bidding and other factors on the industry....
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 14, 2018)—Effective August 1, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will require suppliers to use KX, GA, GY and GZ modifiers on oxygen claims. The KX...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 27, 2018)—CMS issued guidance titled "Billing Instruction—Oxygen CMN Question 5" on February 15, 2018, requiring suppliers to obtain revised oxygen CMNs for all patients...
CHICAGO (March 12, 2018)—This spring, global manufacturer and distributer Sunset Healthcare Solutions will expand its respiratory offerings to include additional home medical equipment. Since 2004,...