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At-Home Care Businesses Urge President Obama to Repeal Medicare Program that Cuts Access to Homecare
Date:6/27/2011

des a strong incentive for low-ball bids – submitting bids dramatically below actual cost….[B]idder quantities are chosen arbitrarily by CMS, enabling a wide range of prices to emerge that have no relation to competitive market prices." The economists write that, "it is now clear that the CMS design is not an auction at all but an arbitrary pricing process."

The bidding program affects millions of American who depend on oxygen therapy, enteral nutrients (tube feeding), power wheelchairs, continuous positive air pressure (CPAP) and respiratory assistive devices, walkers, mail-order diabetic supplies, and other equipment, services, and supplies that allow Medicare beneficiaries to remain safe and independent at home. The program began in nine metropolitan areas on January 1, 2011: Charlotte, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas-Fort Worth, Kansas City, Miami, Orlando, Pittsburgh, and Riverside, California. It is scheduled to begin in 91 additional areas later this year.

Other patient advocacy and consumer groups that support H.R. 1041 including the Brain Injury Association of America, the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, the International Ventilator Users Network, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, National Emphysema and COPD Association, the National Council on Independent Living, the National Spinal Cord Injury Association, and United Spinal Association, among others.  

The American Association for Homecare represents durable medical equipment providers, 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. The Association's members operate more than 3,000 homecare locations in
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