“It’s a torpedo for all small businesses that do durable medical,” is how Brennen Garry, president of Unimed II Inc., explained the impact of competitive bidding on small business. Garry spoke to Mike Sherry at the Kansas City Business Journal this past week, providing background and details about the bidding program.
The article quotes AAHomecare’s view that the revised competitive bidding rules did not make sufficient changes to address the flaws in the program and mentions the Associations belief that internet prices don’t factor in service and quality provided by local providers.
View the complete article at: http://kansascity.bizjournals.com/kansascity/stories/2009/03/30/story6.html?b=1238385600^1801988
More articles detailing the flaws in the bidding program appeared in the:
Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal
(see http://sanjose.bizjournals.com/sanjose/stories/2009/03/30/story3.html) and the
Buffalo (New York) Business Journal