In order to combat the proposed cap to non-portable oxygen equipment to 13 or 18 months in the Children’s Health and Medicare bill, H.R. 3162, AAHomecare has compiled a script for providers to call their state representatives in D.C.
Providers can call their Representative in the House of Representatives immediately. The Capitol switchboard is (202)224-3121.
Sample calling script:
“My name is ____________. My company serves (number) of individuals with oxygen services in the (city name) area. Please tell the House Ways and Means and the Energy and Commerce Committee to leave oxygen cuts out of the “Children’s Health and Medicare Protection Act.”
There are many reasons to leave more cuts to oxygen therapy out of this bill:
If you encounter resistance along the lines of “we have to find money to pay for children’s health insurance,” homecare advocates should argue that: