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October 19, 2017HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Industry stakeholders are urging providers to gather as many original co-sponsors as they can for a bill expected to drop in November that would provide relief for non-bid areas.Last week, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., released draft language for the bill, which would roll back a portion of the reimbursement cuts that went into effect in non-bid areas in 2016 and address a “double dip” cut to oxygen reimbursement. Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, has signed on to be the...

aahomecare, Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Double Dip, R-Wash, rural relief

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Congresswoman releases support letter

May 18, 2017HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers. R-Wash., is circulating a sign-on letter asking HHS Secretary Tom Price to make significant changes to HME policy.The letter, which is also addressed to CMS Administrator Seema Verma, asks for reform in four key areas: relief for non-competitive bid areas; reforms to the competitive bid program; relief for CRT accessories; and the restoration of oxygen rates in rural areas.“CMS has continued to implement further reductions with very little regard to...

Bid Relief, CRT Accessories, Double Dip, Home Oxygen, rural rollout

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