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Lawmakers set to reintroduce bidding bills

January 8, 2015HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - AAHomecare urges HME stakeholders to reach out to their senators and representatives this week to get them to sign on as original co-sponsors for upcoming competitive bidding legislation.Reps. Patrick Tiberi, R-Ohio, and John Larson, D-Conn., and Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Ben Cardin, D-Md., intend to reintroduce binding bid legislation in the House of Representatives and Senate early next week, the association has announced.“Now is the time for our members to step in...

AAHomecare, H.R. 4920

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In brief: Bills get bump, CMS touts MA plans

September 19, 2014HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - A legislative fly-in on Sept. 10 spearheaded by The MED Group and supported by AAHomecare resulted in 100 meetings with lawmakers. The topics of discussion at the meetings: bills to reform the competitive bidding and audit programs, H.R. 4920 and H.R. 5083, respectively. “These bills are gaining momentum and our presence on the Hill should make a difference,” said Jeff Woodham, senior vice president and general manager of The MED Group, in a press release....

AAHomecare, Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare, H.R. 4920, H.R. 5083

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Legislative update: Industry hits the road

August 15, 2014Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - It's game time for the industry's efforts to reform the audit and competitive bidding programs, industry stakeholders say.“We need to do everything we can to build support for our bills to put ourselves in the best possible position to be attached to a moving vehicle prior to the end of the year,” said Seth Johnson, vice president of government relations for Pride Mobility. “There's plenty of opportunity to address all our issues.”To that end, during the August...

H.R. 4920, H.R. 5083

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