WASHINGTON – Congress has failed to pass a bill that would delay a second round of Medicare reimbursement cuts for three months, until Sept. 30.
WASHINGTON – With efforts to delay a second round of Medicare cuts stalled, the HME industry finds itself between a rock and a hard place, stakeholders say.
WASHINGTON – The Council for Quality Respiratory Care has called on Congressional leaders to act on legislation that would retroactively delay cuts that go into effect July 1.
WASHINGTON – Friday afternoon was a nail-biter for the HME industry as a bill that would delay a second phase of Medicare reimbursement cuts moved through the “hotline” process in the Senate.
WASHINGTON – A bill in the House of Representatives that would delay a second round of Medicare reimbursement cuts slated for July 1 has gained 18 additional co-sponsors in the wake of the AAHomecare Washington Legislative Conference, May 25-26.
WASHINGTON – Senate Finance Committee leaders have asked CMS to delay applying the next round of Medicare reimbursement cuts in rural areas.
WASHINGTON – One month after the introduction of a Senate bill to delay competitive bidding cuts, industry stakeholders are still working to get a Democratic co-sponsor for a House companion bill.
WASHINGTON – Last week was busy for the HME industry as both CMS and stakeholders pushed and pulled against the competitive bidding program.
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