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New Organization Formed To Save Independent Medical Equipment Suppliers
Date:5/14/2009

New Medicare Policies Will Harm Small Home Medical Equipment Suppliers Who Account for 85% of Suppliers in the Medicare Program

MARTINEZ, Ga., May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To ensure that the independent home medical equipment (HME) providers have a voice in public policy and a seat at the table for any healthcare reform initiative, a group of home medical equipment suppliers formed the Committee to Save Independent HME Suppliers, LLC (CSI: HME). This non-profit business league was created to respond to growing threat recent policy changes pose to the future of independent medical suppliers and the patients they serve.

"For a long period, the industry has taken various positions and directions that have proven to be ineffective in changing political thinking about the home medical equipment industry," said David Petsch, owner of Petsch Respiratory in Augusta, GA, and Managing Director of CSI: HME. "CSI: HME will implement strategies designed to change political mindsets by embarking on a new path to ensure the concerns of the independent HME provider community are being addressed."

To advance its agenda, CSI: HME has retained the Capitol Hill Consulting Group, Inc., a Washington, D.C., lobbying firm to help advance its issues on Capitol Hill and the Baker Wright Group, LLC, a full service public relations firm that will work with the lobbying firm to raise consumer and media awareness of the independent home medical supplier industry. The message taken to Washington and the activities of both the lobby and public relations firms will be determined by CSI: HME's 15-25 member Legislative Activity Board (LAB).

CSI: HME's initial legislative priorities will be lobbying Congress to repeal the 36-month cap on oxygen reimbursement and the proposed competitive bidding restrictions for medical equipment.

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