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We give more than we take

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013
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Editor's note: This is one of three letters to the editor about competitive bidding that will appear in the April issue.

MPP: Countdown to 100

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12/12/2012

WASHINGTON – H.R. 6490, a bill to replace the competitive bidding program with a market-pricing program (MPP), now has 80 co-sponsors.

HIDA endorses MPP

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11/26/2012

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA) is urging all members, in light of concerns about enteral patients, to support H.R. 6490, a bill that would replace the current competitive bidding program with a market-pricing program (MPP).

In brief: 'Operation STOP NCB,' Medicare fraud hearing

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11/21/2012

WASHINGTON – NAIMES has scheduled a virtual fly-in for Dec. 5 to build support for H.R. 6490, a bill that would replace the current competitive bidding program with a market-pricing program (MPP).

Industry pounds pavement on MPP

Bill’s supporters creep to 31
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11/16/2012

WASHINGTON – It was back to work on Capitol Hill the week of Nov. 12 and HME industry stakeholders wasted no time pushing to replace competitive bidding with a market-pricing program (MPP).

Time to 'rattle cages' on MPP

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11/09/2012

WASHINGTON – The elections may not have gone the way some HME stakeholders wanted, but there’s a silver lining for a bill to replace competitive bidding with a market-pricing program (MPP).

MPP: Four more sign on

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10/29/2012

WASHINGTON – H.R. 6490, a bill that would replace competitive bidding with an industry-backed market-pricing program (MPP), now has 23 co-sponsors. The new co-sponsors: Reps. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio; Peter King, R-N.Y.; Lynn Westmoreland, R-Ga.; and Terri Sewell, D-Ala.

Oh, Sandy

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Monday, October 29, 2012

As most of you probably remember, the female lead in Grease is named Sandy, so I've had Grease songs in my head all week. Can't you hear John Travolta's voice? "Oh, Sandy."

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Bid fight: Stakeholders turn up the heat

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10/26/2012

WASHINGTON – With little time left to pass H.R. 6490, a bill that would replace competitive bidding with a market-pricing program (MPP), industry stakeholders are pulling out all the stops.  

Here are some of their latest activities:

AAH issues call to action

'We want everyone to become zealots'
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10/19/2012

ATLANTA – Even though a good number of attendees at the AAHomecare Washington Update at Medtrade raised their hands when asked if they’ve contacted their congressmen about the market-pricing program (MPP), the association’s lobbyist said: “That’s not enough.”

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