The move comes in response to the novel COVID-19 pandemic, the President’s exercise of the Defense Production Act, public concern regarding access to ventilators, and the NIV product category being new to the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program.
Category: Medicare & Medicaid
Two US Congressmen will propose legislation that would incrementally allow Medicare to cover telehealth and remote patient monitoring services, including those for COPD.Read More
State Medicaid programs spent an estimated $272 million on pediatric asthma-related ED visits in 2010, according to recent CDC data that estimated 629,000 visits in 2010, costing $433 each on average.Read More
As healthcare costs and hospital readmissions continue to rise, the field of respiratory care has begun to embrace the advantages of home care solutions for chronic lung patients.Read More
New research shows that higher prices for treatment account for 70% of growth in healthcare spending.Read More
Breathe Technologies’ NIOV System, a one-pound, wearable, ambulatory ventilation device, provides improvements in shortness of breath and exercise endurance for COPD patients.Read More
If passed, Medicare would cover patient access to respiratory health services in a range of settings, such as an outpatient clinic or in-home.Read More