More Categories Added in Building a Case for Medicare and Medicaid Investment

Published in Government Relations on July 19, 2022

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In today’s episode of Industry Matters John Gallagher, VP of Government Relations and Mark Higley, VP of Regulatory Affairs for VGM & Associates talk with Brian Leitten, CEO of Leitten Consulting. They talk about the recent study that was completed by Leitten Consulting over Competitive Bidding, taking a look at 3 new categories: Pressure Sores, Urological, and Diabetes Equipment & Supplies. This podcast touches on key points of the recent study done by Brian Leitten. 

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