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Bid relief bill drops

Industry races to rack up co-sponsors
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11/06/2017

WASHINGTON – It’s official: A bill that would provide relief from competitive bidding in non-bid areas has been introduced in the House of Representatives.

In brief: Home mods committee goes nationwide, Invacare CFO resigns

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11/03/2017

WATERLOO, Iowa – The Midwest Association for Medical Equipment Services has expanded its Home Modification Accessibility Committee to include companies nationwide.

Draft bid bill draws 49 original co-sponsors

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10/31/2017

WASHINGTON – A draft bill that would provide relief from competitive bidding in non-bid areas will have 49 original co-sponsors when it is introduced, according to AAHomecare and VGM Group.

Medtrade 2017: A shorter, but upbeat and refreshing, show

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10/27/2017

ATLANTA – The mood at Medtrade 2017 was palpably up, say show organizers.

Barbara Smith: HME Woman of the Year embodies focus, fire

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10/27/2017

ATLANTA – HME provider Barbara Smith says she’s usually the one giving out awards, not receiving them, so when she was named the 2017 HME Woman of the Year at Medtrade last week, she was, needless to say, surprised.

In brief: Bid bill needs more co-sponsors, Invacare looks to hire

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10/27/2017

WASHINGTON – Draft legislation that would provide relief from competitive bidding in non-bid areas had two sponsors and 30 original co-sponsors at press time on Friday.

Bid relief: More original co-sponsors needed

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10/25/2017

WASHINGTON – Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., has extended the deadline for collecting original co-sponsors for draft legislation that would provide relief from competitive bidding in non-bid areas until the end of this week, according to AAHomecare.

Barbara Smith named Woman of the Year

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10/24/2017

ATLANTA – Barbara Smith, CEO of Healthline Medical Equipment in Wichita Falls, Texas, was named the 2017 HME Woman of the Year at Medtrade this morning.

In brief: AAH urges providers to contact representatives, Peaks and Plains Medical hosts McMorris Rodgers

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10/20/2017

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders are urging providers to gather as many original co-sponsors as they can for a bill expected to drop in November that would provide relief for non-bid areas.

Contact your representative now

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10/19/2017

WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders are urging providers to gather as many original co-sponsors as they can for a bill expected to drop in November that would provide relief for non-bid areas.

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