Also Noted

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.

GEMCO adapts, donates protective wound dressing

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04/17/2020

HUDSON, Ohio – GEMCO Medical has provided an adaptation guide for its GEMCORE360º Silicone Lite Foam Wound Dressing to help provide a layer of facial protection to health care workers wearing personal protective equipment for long periods of time.

FODAC steps up with PPE

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04/17/2020

TUCKER, Ga. – Friends of Disabled Adults and Children is providing personal protective equipment and other medical supplies to medical centers and hospitals in Georgia.

Insulet extends financial assistance to ‘Podders’

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04/17/2020

ACTON, Mass. – Insulet, maker of the OmniPod system, has expanded its U.S. financial assistance program for current customers who have been negatively impacted by COVID-19.

3B Medical receives FDA approval for emergency use of certain devices

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04/17/2020

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – 3B Medical has received Emergency Use Authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its High-Flow H80 System and its Luna BPAP ST non-invasive respiratory devices for use in the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic.

AAH launches survey to assess business costs related to pandemic

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04/16/2020

WASHINGTON – In response to a request from CMS, AAHomecare is conducting a survey of HME providers and manufacturer/distributors to assess increased company costs and supply disruptions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

AAHomecare offers relief fund calculator

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04/16/2020

WASHINGTON – Providers can calculate their relief fund payments using a calculator posted on AAHomecare’s COVID-19 resources page.

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