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The aftermath

March 22, 2013Letter to the Editor

My projection is that all companies within  the Round 2 competitive bidding territories will eventually look at the viability and unsustainable economics of the program and terminate their Medicare participation. The impact of this program ultimately will fall on the shoulders of the Medicare program beneficiaries. Thus, those most vulnerable will be the ones incapable of obtaining the product and services that they require. Therefore, they or their families will have to obtain equipment...

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On the Editor's Desk

What is it you're fighting for again?

September 25, 2012Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Now that there's a bill on the books in the House of Representatives for the industry's market-pricing program (pop in H.R. 6490 here), it's worth a few minutes to step back from all the hoopla (this is a big deal, after all) and review what it is you're fighting for. The summary below was included in email bulletins from AAHomecare, VGM and other groups this week, but I thought it was worth reprinting here in the event that you don't belong to AAHomecare, VGM or other groups (which I frown upon...

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