Bill to repeal competitive bidding introduced
Chemical Wedding Under Suspicion psp A bill to repeal the perennially unpopular national competitive bidding program was introduced into the House of Representatives today by Rep. Kendrick Meek, D-Fla.
"We are appreciative of Congressman Meek's realization of how detrimental competitive bidding will be for seniors and communities that rely on home medical equipment providers for quality products and timely services," said AMEPA president Rob Brant.
Industry stakeholders plan to try and get the bill, HR 3790, included in the House healthcare reform bill is budget neutral and currently has 16 cosponsors.
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