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Rep. Tom Price

Ending on a high note

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Friday, December 2, 2016

It’s not everyday someone who has such close ties to the HME industry gets appointed to a top post like secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.

I mean, has it happened, ever?

Industry cheers Price nomination

‘He has been an incredibly vocal opponent of CMS’
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12/02/2016

WASHINGTON – As the new secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., would have a huge agenda—one that, industry stakeholders believe, could better support HME.

Trump taps HME champion Price as HHS secretary

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11/29/2016

WASHINGTON – President Elect Donald Trump has named Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., a long-time champion of the HME industry and its efforts to reform Medicare’s competitive bidding program, as the next secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, according to news reports.

In brief: Bill seeks to change LCD process, Apria provides notice of security breach

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10/07/2016

WASHINGTON – Two senators recently introduced a bill that seeks to improve the transparency and accountability of the local coverage determination (LCD) process performed by the Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs).

Rep. Price steps up support for HME industry

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10/07/2016

WATERLOO, Iowa, and ATLANTA – Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., attended a healthcare forum hosted by The VGM Group this week and announced plans to attend the AAHomecare Washington Legislative Update at Medtrade in November.

House moves full steam ahead to slow cuts

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05/13/2016

WASHINGTON – A bill introduced in the House of Representatives last week that would delay an upcoming second round of Medicare reimbursement cuts has hit the ground running. 

Bid legislation to provide breathing room

‘It’s not as dramatic a cut so quickly,’ Bachenheimer says
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07/17/2015

WASHINGTON – With legislation to modify the national rollout of competitive bidding in the works, industry stakeholders are setting the stage for a full court press. 

Rep. Price drops MPP bill

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04/25/2013

WASHINGTON – Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., on April 24 reintroduced a bill to replace competitive bidding with the HME industry’s market-pricing program (MPP).

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.

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