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

The providers also urged Congress to:

  • Take tough new steps to address fraud and abuse in Medicare. The American Association for Homecare presented 13 specific recommendations that would eliminate a significant amount of the Medicare fraud attributed to the home medical equipment sector. These proposals are far more effective than the "pay and chase" method and make more sense than the long cycle of unwarranted cuts to Medicare reimbursement for home medical equipment or overly burdensome rules and regulations that only hamper legitimate providers. The Association endorses anti-fraud bills in the Senate and House – the Prevent Health Care Fraud Act of 2009, S. 2128 in the Senate and its companion bill in the House, H.R. 4222.  
  • Co-sponsor the Home Oxygen Patient Protection Act of 2009, H.R. 2373, which restores Medicare payments for oxygen therapy for the period of medical need. Providers urged Congress to strengthen the oxygen benefit to link reimbursements to patient need, increase transparency regarding cost and quality, and recognize that a strong service component is essential to providing effective home oxygen therapy.
  • Preserve Medicare beneficiaries' option of purchasing power wheelchairs during the first month of use for those beneficiaries with life-time need for the power wheelchairs.
  • Refrain from imposing an excise tax on manufacturers of durable medical equipment
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