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Bill introduced to delay expansion of Medicare "Competitive Bidding"
A spokesman for U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley confirmed a bill was introduced Tuesday to delay the expansion of "Competitive Bidding."
NASL praises bipartisan effort to delay Medicare competitive bidding program
The National Association for the Support of Long-Term Care has registered strong support for lawmakers who say the government should put the brakes on a Medicare competitive bidding program for durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and supplies.
Congressman Dan Kildee takes Food Stamp Pledge
Michigan Congressman Dan Kildee is one of several lawmakers taking Food Stamp Pledge.
Lawmakers call for delay of DMEPOS program
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have asked CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner to delay the second-round implementation of Medicare's Durable Medical Equipment Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies competitive bidding program, scheduled to take effect July 1. Reps.
Sebelius urged to waive donor rule for terminally ill 10-year-old girl
Republican lawmakers urged President Obama's top health official on Tuesday to intercede on behalf of a 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl in desperate need of a lung transplant.
Centre Daily Times
Thompson pushes bill that would help those with disabilities
Glenn Thompson said Tuesday he hopes a bill he's been working on for about a year would give those living with disabilities more control over their futures.
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Alexandria Hipple, Madeline Miller, Alyssa Duffy and Brook Piccione each pleaded guilty to furnishing alcohol to minors, while the other charges were dismissed as part of the plea deal.