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Industry to lose champion

May 21, 2010Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Say what you will about Sen. Arlen Specter, D-Pa., and his party-hopping ways - he's been a champion for the HME industry. Here are some excerpts from recent stories in HME News that highlight Specter's efforts to help the industry with preserving the first-month purchase option for standard power wheelchairs and delaying and/or eliminating competitive bidding: On Dec. 6, Sen. Arlen Specter, D-Pa., filed an amendment to preserve the first-month purchase option for standard power wheelchairs. The...

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