GW Study Senior Access to Diabetes Testing Supplies
On June 19, 2008, GW’s Department of Health Policy stated:
“This analysis shows how the competitive bidding program makes an already vulnerable population even more vulnerable. Medicare must immediately take steps to help seniors with diabetes avoid confusion and ensure that their treatments are not interrupted,” said Sara Rosenbaum, JD, Hirsh Professor of Health Law and Policy and chair, Department of Health Policy, and lead author of the study.
The conclusions of this study are counter to the thrust of the CMS rule; readers are encouraged to review the attached study and submit their commments hereto. (Please note that in submitting comments, authors can attach analytical documents merely by clicking on “browse” and “upload” in the form provided to the right of this post.)