Medical Supplier Group Sues HHS To Delay Competitive Bids

Law360, New York (June 19, 2013, 7:18 PM EDT) -- A group of medical equipment suppliers sued U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius in Washington, D.C., federal court on Wednesday to halt the expansion of a competitive bidding program for Medicare's purchases of the durable medical equipment.

American Association for Homecare and Home MediService Inc. says Sebelius will implement the second round of the Medicare Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies Competitive Bidding Program, even though she is violating her own department's regulations by using suppliers without required state and local...
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