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More lawmakers hold briefings on bid program

June 13, 2013HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Members of two House committees—Energy and Commerce; and Ways and Means—will meet today at 4 p.m. with representatives from CMS to discuss the competitive bidding program, according to a bulletin from the VGM Group. Members of the Senate met with representatives June 11 to discuss the program.

CMS, Congress, Durable Medical Equipment (DME), Energy and Commerce, Home Medical Equipment (HME), House of Representatives, Medicare, U.S. Senate, VGM Group, Ways and Means


McCaskill: Bid program helps regulate system

May 24, 2013Leif Kothe

WASHINGTON - Of the two providers that were subpoenaed to testify at a second congressional hearing on HME business practices on May 22, one invoked the Fifth Amendment and the other said he “wants to play by the rules.”Jon Letko, president of Milford, N.J.-based U.S. Healthcare Supply, invoked the Fifth Amendment before the Senate Subcommittee on Financial and Contracting Oversight, leaving Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., visibly surprised.“We are hopeful that, at some point in time,...

Claire McCaskill, CMS, Competitive Bidding, Fifth Amendment, HME, Jon Letko, Med-Care Diabetic Medical Supplies, Medicare, Senate Subcommittee on Financial and Contracting Oversight, U.S. Healthcare Supply, U.S. Senate

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