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Medicare Procurement Program Creates Extreme Hardships for Patients without Options, Says AAHomecare
Date:10/24/2013

about to turn 62, and I'm not getting stronger; I'm getting weaker."

Victor has made numerous calls to his medical supplier, called his congressman, and submitted all the forms he's been told to submit, but his outlook is bleak. "The only thing I can do," he said, "is use the chair until it totally quits. My doctor tells me I need one. He says I've got some of the worst bones he's ever seen. But unless they change this competitive bid system, I don't think I'll be getting a chair."

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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