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The Rules of Attraction rip Sens. Max Baucus, D-Mont., and Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, haven't been able to agree on a Medicare package, but they joined forces yesterday to introduce a bill that would delay national competitive bidding and force CMS to improve the program. S. 3144 mirrors H.R. 6252, a bill introduced last week by Reps. Pete Stark, D-Calif., and Dave Camp, R-Mich.
"A year ago, none of us would have thought this was going to happen," one provider told me today. "The push we have is incredible."
French Kiss movie download With competitive bidding's July 1 start date approaching, industry stakeholders were encouraging providers and others to call their senators and representatives to co-sign the bills. Both bills have more than 20 co-sponsors.
For more information, including bill summaries and lists of co-sponsors, visit AAHomecare's Web site: www.aahomecare.org.