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National Minority Quality Forum released the final paper on the effects of competitive bidding

The National Minority Quality Forum aims to assist health care providers, professionals, administrators, researchers, policy makers, and community and faith-based organizations in delivering appropriate health care to minority communities.

Recently the NMQF has been studying the effects the competitive bidding program has had on Medicare beneficiaries. Today they released their white paper, final analysis of the study which documented the harm to insulin-dependent Medicare beneficiaries resulting from the methods used by CMS to implement CB.

Click here to view the final study.

This is not industry-driven but academically-driven, pointing out the fallacies of CMS methodology devising and implementing a flawed suicide bid program. This is great information to take to your members of Congress. Take a few minutes to read this intriguing study.