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Learn More About Competitive Bidding

People for Quality Care believes in providing you with the resources you need to learn more about how competitive bidding is limiting options for Medicare beneficiaries who need access to quality home medical equipment. Browse the forms in our resource library and click any file you'd like to download to your computer or device.

Understanding Competitive Bidding
Diabetes Complaint Hotline CardHME Providers and Consumer Groups -- Help direct patients who are experiencing issues accessing medical equipment to our complaint hotline by printing out this card or ordering some free of charge. We will document the call, forward it to Congress and help connect the patient with their elected officials. You can make an order by emailing answers@peopleforqualitycare.org.
Medicare 2016 Funding Cuts Explained - BriefAre you a Medicare beneficiary who is struggling to understand how July 1 funding cuts are impacting your access to equipment? Read this!
Medicare 2016 Funding Cuts Explained - ComprehensiveA comprehensive explanation of Medicare"s funding cuts to home medical equipment.
Press Release: 40% of Medicare Beneficiaries Report Having to Pay Out of Pocket for Home Medical Equipment40% of patients and family caregivers who have contacted the People for Quality Care Medicare Complaint Hotline have been asked to pay out-of-pocket for equipment due to the many HME providers that are now having to file Medicare claims non-assigned. Please help get this story out to media outlets across the country. Download the release, add your contact information and date and send to your local media contacts.
Press Release: Patient & Providers Burdened by Medicare CutsThis press release highlights the stories of three individuals burdened by Medicare"s July 1 rate cuts to HME. Help us get this story heard by downloading it, customizing it and sending it to your local media.
Press Release: Patients Struggle to Find Home Medical Equipment Supplies After Funding CutsThis press release highlights the stories of three individuals burdened by Medicare"s July 1 rate cuts to HME. Help us get this story heard by downloading it, customizing it and sending it to your local media.
People For Quality Care Materials for Print
Complaint Hotline CardHME Providers and Consumer Groups -- Help direct patients who are experiencing issues accessing medical equipment to our complaint hotline by printing out this card or ordering some free of charge. We will document the call, forward it to Congress and help connect the patient with their elected officials. You can make an order by emailing answers@peopleforqualitycare.org.
Diabetes Complaint Hotline CardHME Providers and Consumer Groups -- Help direct patients who are experiencing issues accessing medical equipment to our complaint hotline by printing out this card or ordering some free of charge. We will document the call, forward it to Congress and help connect the patient with their elected officials. You can make an order by emailing answers@peopleforqualitycare.org.
People For Quality Care BrochureAll Americans deserve the right to top-quality medical equipment, local service and timely, personalized care. Join with us and share this brochure with others. Together we will make our voices heard!
Respiratory Therapists Take Action SheetRespiratory Therapists, engage your patients in advocacy by printing this handout and sharing it with them.
Take Action SheetEncourage your patients to join People for Quality Care in the fight to protect access to home medical equipment by printing and distributing this handout to them.

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