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Diabetes group calls on Congress to #SuspendBidding

April 8, 2016Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

TAMPA, Fla. - With drastically reduced payment amounts for diabetes test strips looming, advocates have taken to social media to call for a suspension of Medicare's competitive bidding program.“I think that social media has become what used to be the town square,” said Bennet Dunlap, co-founder of the Diabetes Patient Advocacy Coalition. “So, hopefully, social media can do some social good.”DPAC last week launched a campaign calling for the immediate suspension of competitive...

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Diabetes organizations want bid program stopped

April 6, 2016HME News Staff

TAMPA, Fla. - The Diabetes Patient Advocacy Coalition has launched a campaign calling for the immediate suspension of competitive bidding for diabetes testing supplies.DPAC has created the Suspend Bidding Action Center (www.diabetespac.org/suspendbidding) for site visitors to learn more about the issue, and help them to email their lawmakers and tweet members of Congress using the hashtag #SuspendBidding."It is outrageous that CMS continues to ignore the data and the pleas of Medicare beneficiaries...

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