'New Oxygen Coalition' Continues Pressing for Consensus on Reform

March 2009
Aging News Alert;3/6/2009, p3
The article focuses on the efforts of the New Oxygen Coalition, convened by the American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare) to work for its agenda of reforming the Medicare home oxygen therapy benefit in the U.S. The reform is reportedly aimed at focusing the benefit on the patient. Other issues include, recognizing the services required in providing oxygen therapy, repealing an existing 36-month cap and removing oxygen from competitive bidding.


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