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American Association for Homecare Applauds Bill to Delay the Flawed Medicare Bidding Program for Home Medical Equipment
Date:6/16/2008

ed to introduce this bipartisan bill and look forward to working with my colleagues for its swift passage so that the program can be redesigned to meet the needs of patients, providers and taxpayers." He added, "This is no free lunch. This bill requires the DME industry to finance the cost of delaying the program."

In the same press release, Congressman Camp states, "The implementation of this necessary program has been flawed and needed to be fixed. This bill provides us with the time to get the program right and ensure we are reducing costs while protecting beneficiaries in the long run."

In addition to Stark and Camp, other cosponsors of the bill include Ways and Means Chair Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.), Republican Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio), Energy and Commerce Committee Chair John Dingell (D-Mich.), Energy and Commerce subcommittee chair Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) and two dozen other Representatives.

American Association for Homecare President Tyler J. Wilson added, "We are grateful for the leadership of Congressmen Stark and Camp on this issue of immense importance to the homecare community. This bill is critical to making important improvements to Medicare policy that will protect America's seniors and people with disabilities who depend on home medical equipment and services in their homes. If allowed to go forward, the bidding program will put thousands of qualified homecare providers out of business and reduce patients' access to quality home medical equipment and services. Homecare is cost-effective and represents the smallest and slowest-growing sector of Medicare. We applaud efforts to preserve quality care in the home."

Organizations supporting H.R. 6252 were listed in the press release issued by Congressmen Stark and Camp. They include:

-- American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

-- American Association for Homecare

-- American Podiatric Medical Association

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