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Date:6/14/2013

sustainable system that will negatively affect seniors, people with disabilities, and small medical device companies."

The congressmen were joined at the briefing by representatives for homecare companies whose employees will be hard hit by job losses and whose patients will struggle to get the medical equipment their doctors have prescribed.

"The current program is both anti-competitive and unsustainable," said Tyler J. Wilson, president of AAHomecare. "Homecare companies are not scared of competition or of a fair bidding system that leads to market-based prices. But, the current program is not that system."

The American Association for Homecare represents providers of home medical or durable medical equipment and services who serve the needs of millions of Americans who require prescribed oxygen therapy, wheelchairs, enteral feeding, and other medical equipment, services, and supplies at home. Visit www.aahomecare.org.


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