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Congresswoman slams bid program

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10/03/2012

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.

What is it you’re fighting for again?

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Now that there’s a bill on the books in the House of Representatives for the industry’s market-pricing program (pop in H.R.

Hit me with your best shot

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Friday, September 21, 2012

I had a feeling when I contacted AAHomecare's Walt Gorski on Thursday for an update on how close the market pricing program was to getting introduced as a bill, that the industry wasthisclosetoseeingithappen. You see he's usually a fount of quotes, but not this time.

MPP bill squeaks in under the wire

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09/21/2012

WASHINGTON – Stakeholders on Friday afternoon eased their collective breath when Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., introduced a bill for the industry's market-pricing program (MPP) just prior to a lengthy recess leading up to the elections.

MPP: HME industry ready to 'rock and roll'

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08/31/2012

WASHINGTON – Expect to see Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., introduce a bill for the market-pricing program (MPP) soon after Congress reconvenes Sept. 10, industry stakeholders say.

Stakeholders: Press the flesh on MPP

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08/03/2012

WASHINGTON – With Congress on break for five weeks and elections looming in November, it’s the perfect time to reach out to lawmakers about the market-pricing program (MPP), industry stakeholders say.

Industry treads water on competitive bidding

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07/13/2012

WASHINGTON – As the summer heat drags on, so, too, do issues of importance to the HME industry. Chief among them: competitive bidding.

Don't know what to say about market pricing?

People For Quality Care provides Cliff's Notes
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04/23/2012

As we reach the one-year anniversary of pushing H.R. 1041 to eliminate competitive bidding, we now need all of our allies to include the market-pricing program (MPP) in their conversations to Congress.

Don't know what to say about MPP? Here are some CliffsNotes

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Tuesday, March 20, 2012

We're starting to report on our May issue this week, so I've been talking to a lot of folks, digging around for story ideas. Competitive bidding, of course, is top of mind for most folks.

'We can't save the world'

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Monday, November 21, 2011

The week before I sat down to write my editorial for the December issue, I had been on vacation. To say that I felt out of the loop is an understatement, which didn't bode well for an editor who’s trying to come up with a topic for an editorial.

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