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Chip, chip, chip

September 18, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Earlier this month, Managing Editor Theresa Flaherty and I were trying to piece together the latest developments in reimbursement relief and we were both getting pretty frustrated. AAHomecare announced recently that the industry's champions in the House of Representatives had introduced H.R. 8158, a bill that would eliminate the budget neutrality requirement for home oxygen therapy. The association says the House Energy and Commerce Committee requested that the provision be peeled away from the other...

Advocacy, Associations, Bid Relief, Budget Neutrality Requirement, Lobbying

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MAMES virtual event gains steam

August 21, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

DULUTH, Minn. - With its annual events bringing in a “huge chunk” of revenues each year, MAMES has decided to go big with a virtual conference this fall. MAMES opened up its 2020 Midwest Conference & Exhibit Hall, scheduled for Oct. 6-9, to other associations and so far 13 covering at least 28 states have signed on. “If a state association wants to be part of it, we'll give them a stipend for every one of their member companies that registers,” said Rose Schafhauser, executive...

Associations, Conference, MAMES, virtual

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