Medicare competitive bidding

International Rare Disease Day and a few proposed laws, policies and government activities of interest to the MDA community

posted on February 28, 2011 - 8:58am
International Rare Disease Day 2011 Monday, February 28, 2011, marks the fourth annual International Rare Disease Day, in which hundreds of patient organizations from more than 40 countries conduct awareness-raising activities around the slogan “Rare but Equal.” The worldwide event is an effort to draw attention to rare diseases and the millions of people who are affected by them — including all...
posted on January 1, 2011 - 3:29pm
QUEST Vol. 18, No. 1
Like it or not, some members of the MDA community will soon be trying out Medicare’s competitive acquisition program for “durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and supplies” (DMEPOS). The controversial program goes into effect in nine regions of the country this month.