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New MPP bill starts strong

April 26, 2013Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - The HME industry needs to hit the ground running now that a new bill to replace competitive bidding with a market-pricing program (MPP) has been dropped, say stakeholders. “This is not the beginning of the battle, this is the meat of the battle,” said Joel Marx, AAHomecare chairman. “There is no turning back.” Right out of the gate, H.R. 1717, the “Medicare DMEPOS Market Pricing Program Act of 2013,” had 25 co-sponsors. Reps. Tom Price,...

AAHomecare, CMS, Competitive Bidding, Finance Committee, Home Medical Equipment (HME), Invacare, John Larson, Market Pricing Program (MPP), Max Baucus, Round 2, Senate, Tom Price

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