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In brief: Clock ticks on MPP, MAC outlines responsibilities

October 25, 2013HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - All eyes in Washington, D.C., last week may have been on the Affordable Care Act and the website that couldn't, but that didn't stop stakeholders from meeting with legislative staffers to get a sense of what the industry might accomplish before the end of the year. “We are hearing that they will be doing a fix to take care of doctors before the holidays and that's the vehicle we've been looking for to include the market pricing program (MPP),” said Seth Johnson, vice president...

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On the Editor's Desk

Proposal would 'destroy' power wheelchair benefit

February 23, 2011Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Wheelchair providers have some pretty strong words for a proposal in the president's budget for 2012 that would require prepayment reviews for all standard power wheelchairs. “If what they're saying is that I'm going to go ahead and get all my stuff together, deliver the chair and submit a claim and then they're going to ask me to send in all my documentation and they're going to determine whether to pay or not, that's going to destroy the benefit,” said Scott Scobey, president of Low...

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