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Patient and Disability Groups Support Bill to Begin Market Pricing System for Home Medical Equipment in Medicare
Date:11/14/2012

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Spina Bifida Association of America
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Three Rivers Center on Independent Living (TRCIL)
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UCP/CLASS, Pittsburgh
United Cerebral Palsy
United Spinal Association
Wisconsin Council on Physical Disabilities

Tyler Wilson, president of the American Association for Homecare, commented, "We embrace competition, we believe in market pricing, but we also believe in getting it right. If market pricing is the future of healthcare reimbursement rates for Medicare, then all healthcare sectors will want to ensure that the systems are designed correctly. And experts agree universally that the existing Medicare bidding system for durable medical equipment creates serious unintended, negative outcomes and should be overhauled."

Last year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services implemented a bidding program for durable medical equipment and services in nine areas – Charlotte, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas, Kansas City, Miami, Orlando, Pittsburgh and Riverside, California.  The bidding program is underway in an additional 91 metropolitan areas now.

But auction experts, providers, and consumer advocates are concerned that Medicare beneficiaries will continue to see declines in access to medically required equipment and care under the current bidding system. Since the bidding program was implemented in 2011, the American Association for Homec
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