ARLINGTON, Va., June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senators Arlen Specter (D-Pa.) and John Cornyn (R-Tex.) will speak to more than 250 providers of home medical equipment and services during the American Association for Homecare Washington Legislative Conference, June 2-3, 2009 at the Capital Hilton.
During the week, homecare providers attending the conference will recommend that Congress institute fundamental reforms to Medicare policy for durable medical equipment and improve Medicare program integrity in order to preserve access to quality home medical equipment (HME) and services.
These reforms and improvements will assure beneficiaries' access to the cost-effective mobility and respiratory equipment and services and the medical supplies that allow them to remain in their homes and out of more expensive, institutional settings.
Highlights, below, all take place at the Capital Hilton, 1001 16th Street, NW, Washington, D.C.
TUESDAY, June 2, 2009
WEDNESDAY, June 3, 2009
At 10:00 a.m., attendees will go to Capitol Hill to meet with their Senators and Representatives.
Specific recommendations to Congress from the American Association for Homecare will include the following:
The American Association for Homecare represents providers, equipment manufacturers, and other organizations in the homecare community. Members serve the medical needs of millions of Americans who require oxygen equipment and therapy, mobility assistive technologies, medical supplies, inhalation drug therapy, home infusion, and other medical equipment and services in their homes. Membership includes providers of all sizes operating approximately 3,000 locations in all 50 states. (www.aahomecare.org)
|SOURCE American Association for Homecare|
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