ALERT: MPP Bill introduced!

MPPBill introduced in 113th Congress



capitolH.R. 1717, The Medicare DMEPOS MarketPricing Program Act of 2013, was introduced into the House late last night,April 24. This is thanks to the bipartisan efforts of Congressmen Tom Price,M.D. (R-Ga.) and Tom Larson (D-Conn.). The bill was introduced to repeal andreplace the current bidding program with the Market Pricing Program(MPP). 


25 representatives signed onas original cosponsors. They include: 


Rep Barletta, Lou [PA-11]

Rep Blackburn,Marsha [TN-7]

Rep Braley, BruceL. [IA-1]   

Rep Capito, ShelleyMoore [WV-2]   

Rep Chabot, Steve [OH-1]

Rep Crenshaw,Ander [FL-4]   

Rep DesJarlais,Scott [TN-4]   

Rep Fortenberry,Jeff [NE-1]   

Rep Grimm, MichaelG. [NY-11]   

Rep Harper, Gregg [MS-3]

Rep Johnson, Bill [OH-6]

Rep Joyce, DavidP. [OH-14]   

Rep King, Peter T. [NY-2]

Rep Lankford,James [OK-5]   

Rep Larson, JohnB. [CT-1]   

Rep Loebsack,David [IA-2]   

Rep Marino, Tom [PA-10]

Rep McKinley, DavidB. [WV-1]   

Rep Nunnelee, Alan [MS-1]

Rep Posey, Bill [FL-8]

Rep Roe, David P. [TN-1]

Rep Ryan, Tim [OH-13]

Rep Scott, Austin [GA-8]

Rep Thompson,Glenn [PA-5]   

Rep Tiberi, PatrickJ. [OH-12]


Urge your representative to sign on!

Action Alert ButtonH.R. 1717 is off to a good start. But weneed to make a big push to get additional cosponsors as quickly as possible.Contact your representative now! If your representative is already signed on,take a moment to thank him/her for supporting the bill. If your representativeis not signed on, begin contacting him/her today!


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