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Bill seeks to add 'disposable medical technology' to DME benefit

February 26, 2015HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., introduced a bill on Monday that would increase access to disposable medical technologies for Medicare beneficiaries.Co-sponsored by Rep. George Butterfield, D-N.C., the Patient Access to Disposable Technology Act of 2015, H.R. 1018, would establish “disposable medical technology” and incorporate it into existing DME coverage, allowing Medicare beneficiaries to use less expensive equipment at home.“Many of our constituents rely on disposable...

H.R. 1018, Renee Ellmers

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