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Lymphedema bill reintroduced

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02/15/2019

WASHINGTON – Sens. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., and Todd Young, R-Ind., reintroduced The Lymphedema Treatment Act on Feb. 14. The bill, S.

Accessories relief stalls in Senate

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12/28/2018

WASHINGTON – The window for the Senate to pass accessories relief is “narrowing” rapidly.

House passes bill with accessories language

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12/11/2018

WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives this afternoon handily passed a bill with language that requires CMS to stop applying competitive bidding pricing to accessories for complex rehab manual wheelchairs for 18 months, starting Jan. 1, 2019.

Breaking news: House moves on accessories issue

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12/06/2018

WASHINGTON – Language that requires CMS to stop applying competitive bidding pricing to accessories for complex rehab manual wheelchairs for 18 months has been included in a larger bill introduced today in the House of Representatives, according to NCART.

Coalition pushes leadership to pass accessories bill

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11/30/2018

WASHINGTON – The ITEM Coalition has sent a second letter to leaders of the Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce committees in the House of Representatives, urging them to pass H.R. 3730. The bill, sponsored by Reps.

Bill targets MCO-related cuts to DME

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07/31/2018

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A bill has been introduced in the Illinois General Assembly that would help to address concerns surrounding 10% to 50% cuts to medical supply companies by certain managed care organizations, according to the Herald & Review.

Lymphedema advocates apply consistent pressure

‘The cost of compression garments is so much less than the cost of complications’
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03/02/2018

WASHINGTON – One of the most supported healthcare-related bills currently pending in Congress, this may be the year H.R. 930 crosses the finish line, lymphedema advocates say.

Home infusion stakeholders push for temporary payment

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12/19/2017

MCKINNEY, Texas – Also trying to push legislation across the finish line before the end of this year: home infusion stakeholders. S. 1738 and H.R.

Vent bill back in play

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12/05/2017

WASHINGTON – Three senators have introduced a bill that would, they say, establish a clear medical guideline for non-invasive ventilators, the VGM Group reports.

Bid relief bill adds co-sponsors

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11/29/2017

WASHINGTON - A bill that would provide relief from the competitive bidding program now has 76 co-sponsors, AAHomecare and VGM Group report. H.R. 4229, introduced Nov. 2 by Rep.

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