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11 Jul

Big Ideas Theater, Episode 16: Portable Oxygen Concentrators

Enable cookies to see embeded content. In this episode of Big Ideas Theater, Kim Wiles, BS, RRT, CPFT, FAARC, vice president of Respiratory Services, discusses portable oxygen concentrators and the importance of knowing their limitations. Portable Oxygen Concentrators Guide According to Wiles, oxygen delivery is different in the home, where pulse delivery is used instead… Read more »

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13 Mar

Changes coming for Oxygen Flow Rate on CMN

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has upcoming changes set for the oxygen Certificate of Medical Necessity (CMN). This change revises and introduces new pricing modifiers for oxygen flow rate. The CMN is used by the CMS to determine coverage and payment for patients in need of oxygen and oxygen equipment. Effective April… Read more »

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