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Re: FeNO Testing Can Be a Helpful Part of Asthma Management

RSkalak ·
I work for an allergist so this is really helpful information. We are getting new PFT equipment and can’t wait to try it out!
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FeNO Testing Can Be a Helpful Part of Asthma Management

AAFA Community Services ·
Asthma is a chronic disease that causes your airways to be inflamed. The most common symptoms of asthma are coughing, shortness of breath, wheezing and chest tightness. But there are other diseases that can have the same symptoms of asthma. For your doctor to make the right diagnosis, it is important to know if your airways are inflamed.
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Aetna Decides FeNO Testing Is Medically Necessary for Its Members With Asthma

AAFA Community Services ·
Circassia Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on respiratory disease, is pleased to announce that Aetna, one of the largest health insurance companies in the United States, has updated its Exhaled Breath Tests Clinical Policy to include the measurement of exhaled nitric oxide as “medically necessary” for the evaluation of asthma and for monitoring the response to long-term control therapy.
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Re: Aetna Decides FeNO Testing Is Medically Necessary for Its Members With Asthma

JillS ·
Thank goodness . I hated fighting with insurance every time it was ordered by pulmonary!
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Re: Aetna Decides FeNO Testing Is Medically Necessary for Its Members With Asthma

Melissa G ·
Jill, glad to hear this will help you. How often have you had the FeNO testing done?
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Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) Recommends the Use of Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide (FeNO) Monitoring for Difficult-to-Treat and Severe Asthma Management

AAFA Community Services ·
Circassia Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Circassia” or “the Company”), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on respiratory disease, today announced that Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide (FeNO) monitoring is recommended in the latest Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) guide, “Difficult-to-Treat & Severe Asthma in Adolescent and Adult Patients – Diagnosis and Management.”
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