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When it comes to competitive bidding, now is not the time to go wobbly

January 11, 2011Mike Moran

The other day in this blog, I asked the following question: "Can the industry have it both ways? Can it embrace the economists when they say the current program is greatly flawed, but give them the cold shoulder when they propose what, in their opinion, is a workable alternative?" The answer, according to John Shirvinsky, executive director of the Pennsylvania Association of Medical Suppliers (PAMS), is "Yes." After reading the email that John sent to me yesterday, I'm inclined to agree. Mike Moran Here's...

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More reason to worry about healthcare reform

June 23, 2009Mike Moran

If you aren't already worried and concerned about how healthcare reform is being carried out in Washington, you will after reading Congressman Randy Forbes Bootmen movie full Friends with Money psp (R-Va.) take on this issue. Chinatown trailer Forbes goes to the heart of my own fear when it comes to healthcare reform. That, as the congressman writes, "Some politicians in Washington are convinced that they are smart enough to engineer more efficient medical practices out of D.C. The irony, though,...

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