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Déjà vu: Concerns resurface in Round 2 re-compete

As stakeholders analyze list of contract suppliers, they worry about, among other things, out-of-staters
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04/29/2016

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders have begun the monumental task of analyzing the newest competitive bid contract suppliers.

In brief: O&P stakeholders add bill to arsenal, AAH and VGM book keynotes

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04/29/2016

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.

CMS awards 586 contracts in latest round of bidding

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04/28/2016

WASHINGTON – CMS named the contract suppliers for the Round 2 re-compete of competitive bidding at 5:02 p.m. on Thursday.

AAHomecare books Congressional champions for conference

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04/28/2016

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has lined up Reps. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn.,andRenee Ellmers, R-N.C., to speak at the 2016 Washington Legislative Conference, slated for May 25-26 at the Washington Court Hotel. 

In brief: Big names support bid delay, group surveys drivers on sleep

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04/22/2016

WASHINGTON – Senate Finance Committee leaders have asked CMS to delay applying the next round of Medicare reimbursement cuts in rural areas.

Senate Finance leaders urge delay of bid pricing

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04/20/2016

WASHINGTON – Senate Finance Committee leaders have asked CMS to delay applying the next round of Medicare reimbursement cuts in rural areas.

Influential group backs bid bill

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04/19/2016

WASHINGTON – The National Federation of Independent Business has written a letter of support for S. 2736, a bill that would delay a second round of Medicare reimbursement cuts scheduled for July 1.

Bid bill has sticking point in the House

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04/15/2016

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.

NewsPoll: Are bid contracts ‘worth it’?

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04/15/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine – Respondents to a recent HME NewsPoll are split over whether accepting a competitive bidding contract from Medicare is a good idea.

Regulatory review: Suspensions, overpayments and exemptions

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04/15/2016

WASHINGTON – From a regulatory perspective, the first several months of 2016 have brought pain, and a little bit of relief, to HME providers.

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