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AAH investigates illegal online sales

‘Nobody asked for us for a prescription, and it wasn’t a mistake or accident’

WASHINGTON – The sale of medical devices over the Internet without a required prescription is nothing new, but with the possibility of Amazon getting into the HME market in a bigger

Enter Amazon? Negative impact would be felt far and wide, say poll respondents


YARMOUTH, Maine – Unsurprisingly, a large majority of providers fear the “Amazon effect” on the DME market, according to the results of a recent HME Newspoll.

AAHomecare seeks to curb illegal online sales


WASHINGTON – AAHomecare is working with outside counsel on a strategy to curb illegal online sales of durable medical equipment, after learning that third-party sellers in North Dakota sold CPAP devices through Amazon without prescriptions.