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New contract suppliers, new licensure issues?

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11/08/2013

WASHINGTON – It’s still early, but industry stakeholders are already hearing reports of licensure issues in the Round 1 re-compete.

PFQC spotlights South Carolina

Beneficiary told to travel 150 miles for power wheelchair
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07/12/2013

CHARLESTON, S.C. – It’s a scenario that’s likely playing out in competitive bidding areas (CBAs) across the country: Medicare beneficiaries that can’t get the equipment they need.

Report from Round 1 battle zone

Shirley, 70, was advised that in the case of a power outage, she should pack up her tank and check into a hotel
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10/23/2012

Each Round 1 bidding area is different. Each senior expects a different quality of care based on his or her history, and each caregiver has a different understanding about how the reimbursement system works. The competitive bidding issue is complicated.

Legislative update: Hot seat, PR machine and caught on camera

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04/27/2012

WASHINGTON – It looks like Medicare fraudsters have moved on from home medical equipment.

Don't know what to say about market pricing?

People For Quality Care provides Cliff's Notes
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04/23/2012

As we reach the one-year anniversary of pushing H.R. 1041 to eliminate competitive bidding, we now need all of our allies to include the market-pricing program (MPP) in their conversations to Congress.

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