If I had to put a label on the mood here at the AAHomecare Washington Legislative Conference, I'd use hopeful. Attendees are hopeful, dare I say confident even, that Round 2 will be delayed long enough to get the market-pricing program (MPP) implemented.
WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has hired Heather Boyd to be its new manager of regulatory affairs, according to a bulletin from the organization. Boyd has six years of experience with healthcare policy, focusing specifically on Medicare regulations.
WASHINGTON – HME industry stakeholders expect to find out soon if the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) agrees that their bill to replace competitive bidding with a market-pricing program (MPP) is budget neutral.
WASHINGTON – AAHomecare hopes a strong turnout for its Washington Legislative Conference May 22-23 will help drum up congressional support for H.R. 1717, a bill to replace competitive bidding with a market pricing program (MPP).