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Vehicle for 21st Century Cures Passes in the House

Vehicle for 21st Century Cures Passes in the House The House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures bill earlier today. The bill, led by House Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton (R-Mich.), originally addressed only medical innovation, and was incorporated into a vehicle dubbed as the “Health Policy Omnibus” in an effort to pass

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Cross Medical featured in local press raises awareness

Michael Isbell of Cross Medical was featured in the Marshall News Messenger this weekend discussing the impacts of Medicare cuts for his business and the beneficiaries that the company serves saying, “In years past, Medicare … would pay us enough for one patient where we had profit margins,” Isbell said. “If we had another patient

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Veterans Mobility Safety Act Passes in the Senate with Improvements

H.R. 3471, the Veterans Mobility Safety Act of 2016 will be heading back to the House after the Senate passed the legislation which included an amendment from Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) late last week. The bill requires the VA to establish quality and safety standards for adaptive equipment and vehicles including: Equipment quality and safety

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Op-ed from Michigan Healthcare Provider Calls for Consensus

DME providers know all too well how Medicare cuts in 2016 have impacted their business and level of care for their local community’s seniors, a primary focus for independent providers. The challenge is reaching beneficiaries and an audience outside of your customer base in order to create awareness in the community to bring this issue

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Video: John Gallagher on the lame-duck and DME in the Trump Administration

Featured above is VGM’s John Gallagher giving an short update on what will be going on during the lame-duck session of Congress, as well as the forecast on Congress and the Presidency in 2017. Many DME supporters and champions that have been working hard on DME legislation are heading back to Washington D.C. as they

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Independence Day for DME: Post Election Day Analysis

The election season is a long, drawn-out process that puts different ideas, visions for the nation to the ultimate test. Yesterday concluded over a year’s worth of campaign ads, political speeches, and now America is moving forward into a new Congress and White House. For many reasons, this election, regardless of a person’s political stances,

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