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In brief: O&P stakeholders add bill to arsenal, AAH and VGM book keynotes

April 29, 2016HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., has introduced a bill that would halt CMS's plans to make dramatic changes to coverage for prosthetic devices.H.R. 5045, the “Preserving Access to Modern Prosthetic Limbs Act of 2016,” would “impose a moratorium on the implementation of a proposed Medicare local coverage determination on lower limb prostheses,” according to a bulletin from the American Orthotics and Prosthetics Association.The bill would restrict CMS from implementing...

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Bill seeks to add 'disposable medical technology' to DME benefit

February 26, 2015HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., introduced a bill on Monday that would increase access to disposable medical technologies for Medicare beneficiaries.Co-sponsored by Rep. George Butterfield, D-N.C., the Patient Access to Disposable Technology Act of 2015, H.R. 1018, would establish “disposable medical technology” and incorporate it into existing DME coverage, allowing Medicare beneficiaries to use less expensive equipment at home.“Many of our constituents rely on disposable...

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Rep. Ellmers visits provider

October 10, 2014HME News Staff

DUNN, N.C. - Family Medical Supply hosted Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., on Oct. 7. About 75 attendees, including providers and representatives from industry manufacturers and associations, discussed the effects of competitive bidding and audits. “The longer we can keep patients in the home and healthy, the better for saving Medicare dollars and the better for the patients overall well-being," said Ellmers. In July, Ellmers introduced H.R. 5083, which seeks to improve the audit process. It currently...

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Short takes: Well done edition

July 2, 2014HME News Staff

The North Carolina Association of Medical Equipment Services (NCAMES) has recognized Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., with its “Champion of the Industry” award. Ellmers is expected to introduce a bill to reform the audit program. The award was presented during the association's summer meeting June 25-27ÖPediatric Home Service (PHS) was named a Top 100 Minnesota Workplace for the fourth year in a row. The Star Tribune also honored PHS with a Meaningfulness Award based on employee reporting.

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