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Omnibus bill moves forward without industry's interests

December 16, 2015HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Despite a mammoth push, two pairs of HME-related bills are not included in the omnibus spending package that lawmakers have on the table this week, according to AAHomecare.“This result is not a reflection of the amount of effort that our industry has extended at both grassroots and Capitol Hill lobbying levels, and we should all be proud of the way the (industry) has come together to build support for these initiatives,” said the association in its announcement.The industry...

H.R. 3229, H.R. 4185, S. 2196, S. 2312

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House bid bill drops

December 8, 2015HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - A House bill that would lessen the impact of competitive bid pricing in non-bid areas was introduced today.Led by Reps. Tom Price, R-Ga., and Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., H.R. 4185 contains several provisions. Chief among those provisions: it would apply a 30% increase to single payment amounts for providers in non-bid areas; and phase in the pricing over a two-year period, compared to the current six months.Other provisions include setting a ceiling for future rounds of competitive bidding...

H.R. 4185, S. 2312

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