John Gallagher and Tom Powers are on their way home from an exhausting trip to Washington, D.C. They met with 38 congressional offices in three days to discuss possible remedies for the flawed competitive bidding program and Medicare audits/appeal process in 2015.
John and Tom made sure to establish relationships with the freshman members. It’s time to educate them on our issues and find a few more champions to our industry. Below is a picture of John and newly elected Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa.
And there’s always time for old friends. Tom Powers ran into his pal Vice President Joe Biden.
We’d like to thank all the state association leaders who took the time to make phone calls and send messages to their states’ Health Legislative Aides. John and Tom believe the meetings had a more significant impact with the support of their state leaders.