Navigation Links
Home Medical Equipment Providers and Lawmakers Discuss Cost-Effective Role of Homecare During Washington Meeting
Date:3/5/2010

ps to the emergency room, hospital readmissions, and nursing home stays."  

Homecare providers gathered in Washington called on Congress to support H.R. 3790, a bipartisan bill to replace the misguided Medicare bidding program with a fiscally responsible alternative that substantially reduces Medicare spending for home medical equipment but allows providers of home medical equipment to continue serving Medicare beneficiaries. The bill currently has 162 cosponsors so far including 38 percent of the Democrats and 37 percent of Republicans in the House.  Representatives Altmire and Shuler are among the cosponsors.

As designed by Medicare, the bidding program will dramatically reduce the number of home medical providers, regardless of their willingness to accept lower reimbursement rates for medical equipment and services.  

Organizations that support H.R. 3790 include the American Association for Respiratory Care, the American Association of People with Disabilities, Cerebral Palsy Association of Ohio, International Ventilator Users Network, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, the National Council on Independent Living, the National Spinal Cord Injury Association, Post-Polio Health International, United Spinal Association, and the University of
'/>"/>

SOURCE American Association for Homecare
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine technology :

1. Harvard Medical School-Partners HealthCare Center for Genetics and Genomics Successfully Completes Evaluation of AutoGenomics 2C9-VKORC1 Panel to Assess Warfarin Sensitivity
2. You May Have a Thyroid Problem and Not Know It - Particularly If Youre Over 60, Says a New Harvard Medical School Report
3. Harvard Medical School-Partners HealthCare Center for Genetics and Genomics Successfully Completes Evaluation of AutoGenomics 2C9-VKORC1 Panel to Assess Warfarin Sensitivity
4. Globus Medical Raises $110 Million in Series E Financing Round
5. Quark Pharmaceuticals Appoints New Chief Medical Officer
6. Boston University Biomedical Engineers Find Chink in Bacterias Armor
7. Rochester Medical Anti-Infection Foley Catheter Demonstrates Effectiveness in Randomized Trial
8. Rockwell Medical Technologies, Inc. Begins Patient Enrollment for its SFP Dose-Ranging Study
9. Flexible Medical Systems Raises $1.2M Seed Investment for Initial Human Trials
10. Cleveland Clinic Summits to Focus on Cardiovascular Medical Innovation
11. Rockwell Medical Technologies, Inc. Begins Dosing Patients for SFP Phase IIb Clinical Study
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/23/2015)... and DUBLIN , Jan. 23, ... agreement with KRS Global Biotechnology, Inc. for the compounding, packaging ... compounded for shipment in the United States ... approved Outsourcing Facility capable of compounding naltrexone tablets in various ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... 23, 2015  HyGreen, Inc., a leader in hand hygiene ... RCA Medical, a subsidiary of Ascendis Health Limited, in ... Each year, hundreds of millions of patients around the ... are transmitted from patient to patient via the unwashed ...
(Date:1/23/2015)...  Lixte Biotechnology Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: LIXT), announced that the number ... lead compound, LB‑100, is being conducted, has been expanded from ... , M.D., the founder and President of Lixte, said that, ... single site. Accrual of patients, however, was slower than projected. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Immune Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Agreement with KRS Global Biotechnology, Inc. 2Immune Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Agreement with KRS Global Biotechnology, Inc. 3Immune Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Agreement with KRS Global Biotechnology, Inc. 4HyGreen Partners with RCA Medical in Johannesburg, South Africa 2Lixte Biotechnology Holdings Announces Expansion Of Clinical Sites For Its Phase I Trial Of Its Lead Anti-Cancer Compound, LB-100 2Lixte Biotechnology Holdings Announces Expansion Of Clinical Sites For Its Phase I Trial Of Its Lead Anti-Cancer Compound, LB-100 3
... WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2011 LUNGevity Foundation applauds the ... XALKORI® (crizotinib) to treat lung cancer. The drug, introduced ... that it was given "fast track" status by the ... Ferris called the FDA,s approval of XALKORI incredibly positive, ...
... 26, 2011 As potential hurricanes and severe weather ... NXTM ), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, ... prepared to ensure continuity of therapy in the event ... event.  NxStage,s " Are You Ready" ...
Cached Medicine Technology:LUNGevity Foundation Praises Recent FDA Approval of New Lung Cancer Treatment Drug XALKORI® (crizotinib) 2LUNGevity Foundation Praises Recent FDA Approval of New Lung Cancer Treatment Drug XALKORI® (crizotinib) 3NxStage® Highlights Non-Medical Emergency Preparedness Guidebook for System One™ Home Hemodialysis Patients 2
(Date:1/22/2015)... Autocarinsurancebest.com has released a new blog post explaining the ... . , Auto insurance quotes help many drivers find ... necessary to call an agent or visit an agency for ... single website: http://autocarinsurancebest.com/ . , Every business who relies ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Joan Lunden, award-winning American journalist, beloved ... upcoming 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference ... LLC (PER®) , shares that “a fast-growing, virulent” cancer ... she had not followed up her clean mammogram with ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Recently, Weddingshe.com has added many trendy Champagne wedding ... revenues in the past three years. Today, the business announces ... According to the sales manager of the company, this is ... 2015. This point can be reflected on the discounted wedding ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 ... conditions in vulnerable communities and cause financial distress to ... report by analysts at Howard University’s Center on Race ... of dollars in economic activity, payday loans at the ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 JJsHouse.com is a famous dress ... the business announces its latest collection of wedding dresses ... most important issue is the wedding dress on your big ... a woman’s life. Every bride wants to find the most ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Commercial Auto Insurance Provides Several Important Features! 2Health News:Joan Lunden Reveals Diagnostic Approach That Led To Early Detection;To Keynote 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® 2Health News:Joan Lunden Reveals Diagnostic Approach That Led To Early Detection;To Keynote 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® 3Health News:Joan Lunden Reveals Diagnostic Approach That Led To Early Detection;To Keynote 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® 4Health News:Joan Lunden Reveals Diagnostic Approach That Led To Early Detection;To Keynote 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® 5Health News:Joan Lunden Reveals Diagnostic Approach That Led To Early Detection;To Keynote 32nd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® 6Health News:Weddingshe Announces A Special Offer On Its Popular Glamorous Wedding Dresses 2Health News:Howard University Spotlights the Economic Impact of Payday Lending in Southern States 2Health News:Find The Most Suitable Wedding Dress At JJsHouse.com 2
... Growing PBM,s Lakeland, Florida Facility to Create ... New Jobs by End of 2010Watch the ... http://www.myfoxtampabay.com/dpp/news/local/polk/polk_welldyne_jobs_031009 JOHNSON CITY, N.Y., March 12 ... today announced that WellDyneRx, a national pharmacy ...
... initiatives, state,s largest Medicaid managed care plan is ... medical professionals the opportunity to become certified in ... 12 The American Lung Association of West ... Virginia, Inc. (UniCare) are conducting an asthma education ...
... says more emphasis needed on tobacco-control programs , , THURSDAY, ... and promotion and tobacco-control programs are among the reasons ... some states than others, according to a new report ... , About 28 percent of adults in Kentucky smoke, ...
... of Excellence for Transgender HIV Prevention (CoE) has received ... access to information and resources on providing culturally competent ... in dire need of the information that we will ... and most appropriate healthcare to transpeople. This grant ...
... turned to mathematics to build a computerized 3D ... lingerie and other clothes designers make more sensuous, ... to Kensuke Nakamura of Kyoto Institute of Technology ... shape components is critical for designing close-fitting products, ...
... OLEAN, N.Y., March 12 Following a successful two-year ... Red For Women movement, CUTCO Cutlery has announced that ... 2007 to March 2009, CUTCO donated more than $274,000 ... of $200,000, and more than $74,000 raised through a ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:WellDyneRx Unveils Second Pharmacy Mail Service Facility Using Innovation's High Volume Prescription Dispensing Technology 2Health News:WellDyneRx Unveils Second Pharmacy Mail Service Facility Using Innovation's High Volume Prescription Dispensing Technology 3Health News:UniCare Health Plan of West Virginia Providing Assistance for Asthma Education Training 2Health News:UniCare Health Plan of West Virginia Providing Assistance for Asthma Education Training 3Health News:Smoking Isn't Falling as Fast as Officials Hoped: Report 2Health News:UCSF Transgender HIV Prevention Center funded to provide primary care information 2Health News:UCSF Transgender HIV Prevention Center funded to provide primary care information 3Health News:Studying the female form 2Health News:CUTCO Cutlery Extends Its Support of Go Red For Women 2
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: