WASHINGTON – Now that they have both the single payment amounts and the names of the contract suppliers for the Round 1 re-compete in hand, HME industry stakeholders are wasting no time analyzing the information.
WASHINGTON – Despite the all-encompassing elections, H.R. 6490, a bill that would replace competitive bidding with an industry-backed market-pricing program (MPP), picked up eight new co-sponsors last week, bringing the total to 27. The newest co-sponsors: Reps.
WASHINGTON – Add at least three more representatives to the list of co-sponsors for H.R. 6490, the bill to replace the current competitive bidding program with an industry-backed and economist-approved market-pricing program (MPP).
ORLANDO, Fla. – The competitive bidding program "needs to be stopped," Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., told more than 120 attendees at the 2012 Florida Alliance of Home Care Services (FAHCS) Conference on Sept. 27. Castor is one of 13 initial co-sponsors of H.R.