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SCMESA sends a delegation of 15 to the AAHomeCare Legislative Conference in Washington, DC. SCMESA President Jackie Bolt recaps the conference here.

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Meeting with Congressman Joe Wilson to discuss Round 2 problems with Competitive Bidding on February 20, 2013

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Competitive Bidding News & Information


New Economic Impact Study Criticizes Competitive Bidding
The Pennsylvania Association of Medical Suppliers (PAMS) funded a study of national competitive bidding performed by members of the Economics Department at Robert Morris University. View or download a copy of the study here.

A summary document of this study can be found  here.

PAMS has produced a flyer about competitive bidding. Get a copy here.

AA Homecare has written a letter to HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt. A copy is available here.

John Shirvinsky of PAMS has drafted a letter to send to all members of Congress. SCMESA urges you to fax this letter to your senators and congressmen TODAY. Time is of the essence! The letter is in Microsoft Word format and can be downloaded here.

Letter from SCMESA President Jackie Bolt to HHS Secretary Michael Leavitt

Final Letter to CMS Acting Administrator Weems from House Members

Congressional contact information can be found at the following link:

AA Homecare Legislative Conference Documents

Key Talking Points Document

Competitive Bidding Legislation Comparison (Old vs. Revised)



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