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Bill introduced in Iowa addresses catheters made with DEHP

February 24, 2023HME News Staff

DES MOINES, Iowa – Democratic Iowa State Representative Josh Turek has introduced the Better Caths for Iowa Act (H.F. 387) to review the use and reimbursement of certain catheters under the Medicaid program, specifically urinary catheters made with the harmful chemical DEHP.   A four-time Paralympian who was born with spina bifida, Josh and his basketball team most recently brought home gold from the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.    "Bladder cancer took the life of Dale Ericksen,...

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