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New bill provides relief to rural areas

May 16, 2019HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - A bill that would preserve access to durable medical equipment, particularly in rural areas, was introduced yesterday in the House of Representatives. Introduced by Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R. Wash., and Dave Loebsack, D. Iowa, the Protecting Home Oxygen & Medical Equipment (HOME) Access Act of 2019, would:make the 50/50 blended reimbursement rates in rural areas permanent after 2020;provide additional relief for non-rural, non-bid areas at 75/25 blended rates; andeliminate the...

50/50 Blended Reimbursement Rates, Cathy McMorris Rodgers, rural relief

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