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Are you kidding me?

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The disappointment was palpable on Friday, when word began spreading that the Senate had failed to pass a bill delaying a second round of Medicare reimbursement cuts in non-bid areas before it began its long summer recess.

I received twitter messages with swear words.

Lawmakers run with three-month delay

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07/14/2016

WASHINGTON – A bill passed in the House of Representatives last week that would delay a second round of Medicare reimbursement cuts is going through a “hotline” process in the Senate, AAHomecare announced yesterday at 5:30 p.m.

Bid delay bill passes in House

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07/06/2016

WASHINGTON – Now that both the House of Representatives and the Senate have passed bills to delay a second round of Medicare reimbursement cuts, lawmakers have to hammer out the details—and fast.

Industry’s task remains unchanged, AAH says

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06/30/2016

WASHINGTON – A second round of Medicare reimbursement cuts goes into effect in non-bid areas on July 1, but it’s not time to throw in the towel, AAHomecare said in a bulletin on June 29.

CMS delivers another blow with new pricing

July 1 pricing factors in Round 2 re-compete pricing, making cuts even steeper
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06/23/2016

WASHINGTON – CMS late this afternoon released new pricing for non-competitive bidding areas as of July 1, and in one fell swoop handed down cuts of anywhere from 10% for insulin pumps to 80% for TENS units compared to pricing in 2015.

NMEDA responds to opponents

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06/07/2016

TAMPA, Fla. – A bill that seeks to standardize how lifts are provided to veterans has been “misinterpreted” by its opponents, according to the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association.

Accessibility groups wrangle over specifics of bill

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06/01/2016

WASHINGTON – The Independent Auto Lift Dealers of America has appealed to lawmakers to tweak a bill in the House of Representatives, as well as a companion bill being considered in the Senate, that seeks to improve the provision of automobiles and adaptive equipment by Veterans Affairs.

Bid relief bill introduced in House

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05/13/2016

WASHINGTON – A highly anticipated bill in the House of Representatives that would delay an upcoming second round of Medicare reimbursement cuts in non-bid areas has dropped with a bang.

Bid bill on its way to House floor, VGM says

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05/03/2016

WASHINGTON – Longtime HME champion Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., will introduce a bill in early May to delay a second round of Medicare reimbursement cuts in rural areas, according to The VGM Group.

O&P stakeholders add bill to arsenal

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04/26/2016

WASHINGTON – Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., has introduced a bill that would halt CMS’s plans to make dramatic changes to coverage for prosthetic devices.

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