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Problems Emerge in Competitive Bidding Pricing Scheme for Home Medical Equipment; Economists Predict the Program Will Fail
Date:12/16/2010

rican Association for Homecare joins more than a dozen national consumer and patient advocacy groups as well as the independent economists and auction market experts in opposing the implementation of the bidding system in Medicare. Those groups include the ALS Association, American Association of People with Disabilities, Muscular Dystrophy Association, National Council on Independent Living, National Spinal Cord Injury Association, and United Spinal Association.

The American Association for Homecare supports H.R. 3790, a bill in the House of Representatives with 259 co-sponsors that would eliminate the bidding program and lower reimbursement rates for durable medical, but allow providers to continue competing to serve Medicare beneficiaries on the basis of service and quality.

To learn more, visit www.aahomecare.org/competitivebidding.

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 all 50 states. Visit www.aahomecare.org/athome.


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