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CQRC applauds committee's approval of oxygen bill

September 10, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The Council for Quality Respiratory Care commended the House Committee on Energy and Commerce for passing H.R. 8158, a bill that would amend both the Social Security Act and the 1997 Balanced Budget Act to waive the budget neutrality offset for stationary oxygen products. “The continued application of the budget neutrality provision has led to troublingly low rates for oxygen supplies and equipment in rural and suburban areas, which if not addressed, threatens to force some suppliers...

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UPDATED: House committee approves new oxygen-related bill

September 8, 2020HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The House Energy and Commerce Committee on Wednesday approved new legislation that seeks to address unsustainable oxygen reimbursement for stationary oxygen products, including oxygen concentrators, furnished in rural areas.Introduced Friday by Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., and Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, H.R. 8158 would amend both the Social Security Act and the 1997 Balanced Budget Act to waive the budget neutrality offset for stationary oxygen products. CMS began applying the...

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