TITLE

Reform Reboots

AUTHOR(S)
Wilson, Tyler
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
HomeCare Magazine;Feb2010, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the challenges of the competitive bidding program for home medical equipment in the U.S. It says that the program is anti-competitive, in which it reduces jobs and reduces access to quality home care for people with disabilities and for elders. It suggests that the U.S. Congress should not implement an exercise tax on manufacturers of durable medical equipment, but should maintain the option for Medicare beneficiaries to purchase a wheelchair during the first month of use.
ACCESSION #
48633642

 

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