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Bid lawsuit reaches end of line

February 22, 2013Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Feb. 19 refused to hear a petition that would have stopped CMS from awarding competitive bidding contracts until it complied with rulemaking processes.“It's hard when they tell you 'no' from the day you file it until the day they kick you out the door,” said Barry Johnson, executive director of the Texas Alliance for Home Care Services (TAHCS), which filed the original lawsuit against CMS and the Department of Health and Human Services in 2010.The...

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MPP: Co-sponsor tally rises, watchdog group tries another tack

December 21, 2012Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - The week before Christmas, HME industry stakeholders wrapped up seven more co-sponsors for H.R. 6490, bringing the total to 87.“This demonstrates significant strength for this bill,” said Walt Gorski, vice president of government affairs for AAHomecare. “It's not easy to get 80 or 90 co-sponsors on anything. Everyone is working hard to move the bill in any legislative vehicle this year.”As the long holiday weekend advanced, it was looking like the industry might...

aahomecare, CMS, competitive bidding, CRE, market-pricing program


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