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AAH taps Bachenheimer for general counsel

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05/10/2018

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has retained Brown & Fortunato to provide a range of legal and advisory services.

Bachenheimer on the good fight

‘This industry has so much potential,’ says long-time industry advocate
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03/30/2018

WASHINGTON ­– Cara Bachenheimer has a new gig that allows her to double-down on her efforts advocating for the HME industry.

Bachenheimer opens DC office for Brown & Fortunato

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03/23/2018

WASHINGTON – Cara Bachenheimer, a long-time advocate of the HME and complex rehab industries, is opening up a Washington, D.C., office for Amarillo, Texas-based Brown & Fortunato.

Bid bill update: Co-sponsors pile on

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11/17/2017

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders have kicked efforts to gather co-sponsors for H.R. 4229 into high gear and have no plans of slowing down, they say.

Stakeholders grease wheels for possible action in September

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07/28/2017

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders have legislative language being vetted that would freeze payment rates at the Jan. 1, 2016, amounts, and fix the so-called “double-dip” for oxygen payments.

Legislative update: One letter down, one more to go

‘(These letters) give HHS Secretary Price a club to hit career staffers with’
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06/16/2017

WATERLOO, Iowa – Fresh on the heels of a successful letter in the House of Representatives seeking competitive bidding relief, industry stakeholders say they now have their sights on a Senate version.

Bid relief ‘in the mix’

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11/18/2016

WASHINGTON – Amid the chaos in Washington, D.C., industry stakeholders have been crisscrossing the Hill to ensure relief from Medicare’s competitive bidding program doesn’t get lost in the shuffle.

Trump, man of mystery

Stakeholders latch on to president-elect’s stances on small government
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11/11/2016

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders are looking ahead at what a Trump presidency could mean for HME.

Industry gets assurance that bid relief is forthcoming

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09/30/2016

WASHINGTON – HME stakeholders have House Speaker Paul Ryan’s word that Congress will take up legislation that would retroactively delay a recent reimbursement cut in non-competitive bidding areas in a lame-duck session after the elections.

Industry readies to jump back in

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09/02/2016

WASHINGTON – When lawmakers return to work Sept. 6, industry stakeholders plan to bombard them with concrete examples of how Medicare reimbursement cuts are negatively impacting HME providers and beneficiaries.

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