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AMEPA launches patient advocacy line

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12/12/2012

MIAMI – AMEPA has launched a patient advocacy line to help facilitate patients, caregivers, and providers calling their representatives and asking them to co-sponsor the market-pricing program (MPP), according to a bulletin from the group.

Nobel Prize winner, MPP supporter gives lecture

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12/07/2012

STOCKHOLM, Sweden – An economics professor at Harvard University who co-signed a letter in support of a bill to establish a market-pricing program (MPP) will deliver his Nobel Prize lecture Dec. 8, according to an AMEPA newsletter.

Industry ratchets up MPP talk

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12/07/2012

WASHINGTON – HME providers lit up the Capitol Hill switchboard Dec. 4 and 5 with one message: Support the market-pricing program (MPP).

H.R. 6490: 100 co-sponsors or bust

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11/30/2012

WASHINGTON – With 59 co-sponsors in their back pockets and organized lobbying efforts scheduled for Dec. 4 and 5, industry stakeholders have direct aim at 100 co-sponsors for H.R. 6490.

Bid fight: 'The facts are on your side'

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10/16/2012

GWCC – Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., the man of the hour in the industry’s fight against competitive bidding, made a plea for help on Tuesday.

Industry ready to face future at Medtrade

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10/16/2012

GWCC – “Cautiously optimistic” was how Group Show Director Kevin Gaffney described the atmosphere for the opening day of Medtrade Tuesday.

Industry to lawmakers: Pick up MPP

Cramton on bid alternative: ‘(It can) become brilliant example of government using market mechanisms in health care for benefit of society’
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09/11/2012

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders and CMS debated the merits of Medicare’s competitive bidding program during a congressional hearing on Capitol Hill this morning.

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