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NFIB steps forward in support of H.R. 5210

May 25, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The National Federation of Independent Business has written a letter in support of H.R. 5210, a bill that would delay the second round of Medicare reimbursement cuts scheduled for July 1.“This legislation…is critical to providing the certainty necessary for America's small suppliers and providers to continue to meet the needs of the communities who depend on their services,” the letter states.The NFIB is a non-profit organization that represents 325,000 small and independent...

H.R. 5210, National Federation of Independent Business


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In brief: Big names support bid delay, group surveys drivers on sleep

April 22, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Senate Finance Committee leaders have asked CMS to delay applying the next round of Medicare reimbursement cuts in rural areas.In an April 18 letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell, Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., express their concerns that six months isn't long enough to detect and correct problems with the rollout of competitive bidding to non-bid areas.“It is unlikely that CMS will be able to monitor,...

Alliance Homecare, Arkray USA, Drive|DeVilbiss, InfuSystem, National Federation of Independent Business, S. 2736


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Support grows for pharmacy exemptions

July 29, 2009Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

Efforts to exempt community pharmacies from the fast-approaching accreditation and surety bond requirements gained momentum this week when three groups offered their support. The National Federation of Independent Business, the National Rural Health Association and the American Association of Diabetes Educators have all sent letters to the appropriate Senate and House committees, encouraging their members to support bills that would exempt pharmacies from the Sept. 30 accreditation requirement and...

accreditation, American Association of Diabetes Educators, e-SP, healthcare reform, National Federation of Independent Business, National Rural Health Association, surety bond


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