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House joins Senate in passing relief funding

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04/24/2020

WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a $484 billion agreement for pandemic relief, including $310 billion to replenish the depleted Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

NHIF publishes industry trends analysis

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04/24/2020

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Home Infusion Foundation has published Infusion Industry Trends, a report describing the latest trends in the home and specialty infusion market and interpreting data collected from more than 220 individual provider locations.

COVID forces RESNA to cancel event

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04/23/2020

WASHINGTON – RESNA has canceled its annual conference scheduled for July 7-10 at the Hyatt Regency in Arlington, Va. “As you can imagine, this decision was incredibly difficult,” said Mary Ellen Buning, RESNA board president, in an email to members.

Aeroflow partners with Itamar to expand sleep apnea solutions

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04/23/2020

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Aeroflow Healthcare has contracted with Itamar Medical to add telemedicine services to its sleep apnea solutions. The relationship will increase patient access to home sleep testing using Itamar’s WatchPAT ONE single-use device.

Golden secures VA’s scooter business

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04/22/2020

OLD FORGE, Pa. – Golden Technologies has been notified by Veterans Affairs that the department plans to exercise its second year of a five-year contract to supply mobility products.

Wisconsin strengthens complex rehab benefit

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04/22/2020

MADISON, Wis. – Gov. Tony Evers has signed a bill this week that expands access to complex rehab technology for individuals with disabilities by adding power seat elevation or standing components for power wheelchairs to the state Medicaid program’s definition of CRT.

Golden offers discounts on recliners

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04/22/2020

OLD FORGE, Pa. – Golden Technologies has expanded its overstock inventory with more than 500 power recliners to create a special “hero program” for its HME retailers to use to thank employees and community members.

SoClean sues Sunset

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04/21/2020

PETERBOROUGH, N.H. – SoClean has initiated patent infringement litigation against Sunset Healthcare Solutions and its Zoey CPAP sanitizer in the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts.

Stakeholders push states to adopt federal policies

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04/21/2020

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare’s payer relations team is involved in ongoing meetings and conversations in 46 states to encourage Medicaid to follow Medicare’s lead in covering beneficiaries with acute respiratory conditions, and relaxing documentation, testing and other requirements during the coronavirus pandemic.

Stakeholders: Expand home infusion benefit during coronavirus

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04/21/2020

WASHINGTON – More than 160 hospitals, patient groups and other stakeholders have announced their support for “concept legislation” that would cover home infusion equipment, supplies and professional services during the coronavirus pandemic.

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