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H.R. 1717 at 131 Co-Sponsors

Bill that would replace competitive bidding with Market Pricing Program picks up 16 backers.

VGM Group, Benefits-365 Ink Deal

Insurance group offers CMS-compliant Medicare Advantage solution for providers, patients.

AAHomecare, Md. Provider File Suit Against CMS

Suit calls for stop to Round Two because CMS violated rules, which also skewed bid amounts.

ROHO, Freedom Designs Launch Custom Order Program

Arrangement aims to streamline ordering process for ATPs seeking solutions integrating both manufacturer’s offerings.

CMS Refuses Round Two Administrative Delay Request

Tavenner says CMS will void contracts of unlicensed Tenn. bid winners.

Rep. Thompson Intros Bidding Delay Bill

H.R. 2375 would delay Round Two implementation, Round One Re-compete for at least six months.

CMS Slates June 26 Open Door Forum

Call will run from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Time that day; agenda not yet released.

VGM Heartland Attendees Take in a Whirlwind of Show

Along with a slate of conference sessions and networking events, extreme weather makes a brief appearance.



Medicare Remains Solvent Until at Least 2026

New report shows program in the clear two years longer than original projections.

101 Mobility Atlanta Opens Doors

Provider aims to offer mobility sales and installation to North Georgia.

Providers, Advocates Raise Bidding Concerns at SBA Hearing

Small Business Administration’s Seattle field hearing gives providers forum to call for halt to bidding.

Humana Plans to Use Competitive Bidding Rates

Private payor carrier will use reimbursement rates set by competitive bidding for non-network providers.

MPP Bill Hits 115 Co-Sponsors

H.R. 1717 racks up 19 more backers as industry continues lobbying fight.

HMEB, AAHomecare Host Free Advocacy Webinar

Providers urged to dial into June 14 call to learn how they can fight for their businesses, industry and patients.

Bidding Delay Letter Up to 123 Backers

More lawmakers join effort calling on CMS’s Tavenner to implement administrative delay.

Lawmakers Back Delay of Round Two Implementation

More than 65 lawmakers sign dear colleague letter calling on CMS for administrative delay.

AAHomcare Recognizes Industry Advocates

Georgie Blackburn, Jackie Bolt awarded for their efforts on behalf of industry.

Round Two Winners’ Compliance Called Into Question

Significant portions of contract winners do not hold required state licenses, certifications.

DeVilbiss Production Returns to United States

DME maker moving production from China back to Pennsylvania.

‘There’s No More Room for Apathy’

Provider, AAHomcare board member Tom Ryan makes impassioned call to action.

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