Browse our helpful articles, which contain answers to our most frequently asked patient and clinician questions on the various disease states and conditions that commonly cause poor airway clearance and how mobile high frequency chest wall oscillation (HFCWO) airway clearance therapy is a beneficial treatment for respiratory diseases, such as bronchiectasis, cystic fibrosis, and neuromuscular diseases.
Reimbursement Coverage for AffloVest AffloVest requires a doctor’s prescription for treatment by High Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation (HFCWO). The AffloVest has received the FDA’s 510k clearance for U.S. market availability, and is approved for Medicare, Medicaid, and private health insurance reimbursement under the Healthcare Common [...]
What is High Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation (HFCWO)? Our lungs are constantly producing mucus. It is our natural way to keep the lungs clear of infection. In healthy lungs, patients swallow the mucus naturally. When a person is no longer able to effectively clear mucus [...]
Benefits of Airway Clearance Therapy in Patients with Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) Nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) is an infection caused by bacteria that is inhaled in through the nose and mouth. NTM bacteria are common in the everyday environment and can be found in places such as [...]