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In brief: Stakeholders keep eye on doc fix, CMS issues refunds

December 6, 2013HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - As this year's congressional session winds down, HME stakeholders are eyeing the “doc-fix” bill as the best vehicle for H.R. 1717. The Senate Finance and House Ways and Means committees are expected to mark up the doc fix bill on Thursday, according to Cara Bachenheimer, senior vice president of government relations for Invacare. If a finalized fix to physician reimbursement is delayed, it would give the industry more time to push H.R. 1717, which has 160 co-sponsors, said...

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Jafari Medical Supply calls for diabetic-friendly recipes

December 6, 2013HME News Staff

BOSTON - Jafari Medical Supply is calling for diabetic-friendly holiday recipes that it will assemble into an electronic recipe book, the company announced Dec. 4. “Around the holidays, especially, we know it gets really rough for diabetics,” said Robert Jafari, company owner, in a release. “We wanted to give them some options so they're able to participate fully in the joys of the season.” Jafari Medical Supply recently sponsored a Facebook contest seeking diabetic-friendly...

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In brief: Shutdown ends, industry stands up

October 18, 2013HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Lawmakers narrowly avoided a default last week when they reached an agreement on funding the federal government through Jan. 15, 2014. What does that mean for the HME industry? Business as usual, says Jay Witter, vice president of government affairs for AAHomecare, who, along with other stakeholders, has continued to meet with legislative staffers to drum up support for H.R. 1717, which would replace competitive bidding with a market pricing program. The bill currently has 157 co-sponsors....

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