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Equipment Compliance

Sleep Therapy: An Adjustment Worth Making!

CPAP/BiPAP therapy can be an extremely effective treatment for sleep apnea. Many patients report life-changing improvements once they have their sleep apnea under control. They no longer feel tired during the day, some lose weight, and most have quickly resorted to living productive, healthy lives.

Unfortunately, some patients find it difficult to adapt to the treatment at first. Their new sleep routine now includes air pressure, a mask and headgear – and even though the solution to their problems is right on their nightstand, they stop using their equipment and abandon their therapy.

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CPAP Compliance Requirements

Sleep therapy only works if you use the CPAP/BiPAP machine at your prescribed settings, every night.  Medicare and most insurance plans require patients use the device a minimum amount in the first 90 days, or they will no longer cover the treatment. To be considered compliant, you must use your CPAP device for at least 4 hours a night, for at least 70% of the nights.  You are also required to have a follow-up appointment with your doctor between the 31st and 90th day of treatment, and the doctor must review objective evidence of your compliance with insurance requirements for use as well as document that you are benefitting from the use of the device.

For these reasons, it is important that you use your sleep therapy equipment as much as possible when you sleep, and let us know if you are having any difficulties so we can address them early.  Most insurance plans, including Medicare, require a new sleep study if you are not compliant with use of the device within the first 90 days. Our goal is to help you reach compliance as soon as possible so you can enjoy all the benefits of a better night’s sleep!

Equipment Compliance with Rotech’s SleepWELL™ Program

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CPAP compliance can certainly appear to be complicated, but Rotech’s SleepWELL™ Program is there for you every step of the way!  We will work with you and your physician to ensure you are properly set up for success, getting effective therapy and staying compliant with your treatment.

Through the SleepWELL™ Sleep Apnea Program, we provide the most advanced state-of-the-art technology, programs and equipment for our sleep apnea patients.  Each of our CPAP machines contains a modem which tracks and records usage for you. This data is easily downloaded and shared with your physician to help meet the compliance documentation requirements.

SleepWELL™ patients also get customized support from our specialists so we can be there for you anytime, but especially when you need us the most – during the first 90 days of treatment.  Our CPAP Compliance Team will check in with you, review your progress and assist you with your compliance. We will keep in touch with you throughout your treatment so we can adequately determine any areas that need improvement.

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We believe in getting it right the first time, and it is important to the Rotech family that patients receive quality care with the utmost convenience.  For this reason, we have provided a comprehensive resource section with the tools patients need to aid in their prescribed treatment plan.

Here, patients can find information regarding insurance and online payment, as well as educational materials and tools.  Additional resources, including instructional videos for learning more about home respiratory treatment (such as how to properly use and maintain prescribed equipment) can also be found in the patient section.

Follow the links below to access additional patient resources and learn more about our home healthcare therapies and services:

 

 

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ROTECH HEALTHCARE INC. COMPLETES FOUR MORE PURCHASES OF HOME RESPIRATORY EQUIPMENT PROVIDERS’ ASSETS: TWO IN ARKANSAS AND TWO IN FLORIDA


Posted: Feb. 18, 2015

Orlando, FL – Rotech Healthcare Inc. (Rotech) announced it has purchased the respiratory equipment assets of two local RT/DME providers in Arkansas; one provider servicing Magnolia, AR and one servicing Mountain Home, AR and two local RT/DME providers in Florida; one provider located in Ft. Myers and one provider located in Orlando.

“With the two recent purchases in Arkansas and two in Florida, we are gaining momentum,” said Tim Pigg, Chief Executive Officer. “We continue to look for expansion opportunities and pursue asset purchase agreements with the best local providers across the country.”

Rotech currently operates in 12 markets in Arkansas and 23 markets in Florida.

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ROTECH HEALTHCARE INC. COMPLETES PURCHASE OF HOME RESPIRATORY EQUIPMENT PROVIDER ASSETS IN MISSISSIPPI


Posted: Jan. 28, 2015

Orlando, FL – Rotech Healthcare Inc. (Rotech) announced it has completed its purchase of respiratory equipment assets of a local DME provider servicing Gulfport, MS and surrounding areas, increasing Rotech’s ability to serve respiratory-related home healthcare patients and referral sources in this geography.

“We are pleased to expand our existing services in the Gulfport area,” said Tim Pigg, Chief Executive Officer. “Rotech will continue to look for expansion opportunities and pursue asset purchase agreements with the best local providers across the country.”

Rotech currently operates in six markets in Mississippi.

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