Airgas receives clarification for home-oxygen deliveries


Airgas, Inc. has received clarification from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services that its long-standing delivery system for liquid oxygen and cylinders complies with new rules and requirements in the US.

Airgas supplies medical oxygen, cylinders and related supplies to Medicare beneficiaries across the US, on behalf of Medicare-accredited home care companies.

Following the newly announced clarification, Airgas is assured that its delivery system for liquid oxygen & cylinders complies with the new Medicare Accreditation rules and the accreditation requirements of the new competitive bidding programme for durable medical equipment (DME) providers.

“We’re aware of confusion in the marketplace regarding Medicare Accreditation rules and home-oxygen delivery,” said Kelly Justice, Airgas Senior Vice President of Medical.

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