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Something to root for

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Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Powder video AAHomecare announced this week that it has formed the New Oxygen Coalition (NOC) to "resolve issues" related to reforming the Medicare oxygen benefit.

The details you've been waiting for?

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Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Cigna Government Services, the DME MAC for Jurisdiction C, released a bulletin this afternoon that appears to contain additional details on the 36-month oxygen cap.

With all due respect

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Saturday, January 24, 2009

This week, I would like to metaphorically toss two shoes at Alice Rivlin, former head of the Congressional Budget Office and the White House Office of Management and Budget, for her foot-in-mouth comment on national competitive bidding.

A public service announcement

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Thursday, January 15, 2009

An in-depth story published by The Associated Press calls attention to the vulnerability of people who rely on medical equipment like oxygen concentrators during power outages.

Overhauling oxygen

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Thursday, January 8, 2009

AAHomecare sent out a media update this morning (Jan. 8th) that provides a few more details on its plan to reform the home oxygen therapy benefit. After months of working on the plan, the association shared it yesterday (Jan.

What gives?

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Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Drumline divx Only a few dozen comments were submitted on the recent guidance for the 36-month oxygen cap by the Dec. 29 deadline, industry stakeholders reported this week.

The timing may be just about right

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Wednesday, December 17, 2008

The industry was able to convince Congress to delay national competitive bidding on July 15, two weeks after the program was implemented. The oxygen cap goes into effect Jan. 1. Does that mean the industry will be able to convince Congress of another delay, this time for the cap, on Jan. 15?

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