RCPA - Rehabilitation and Community Providers Association


DPW Forums on Selective Contracting for DME
July 12, 2006

The Department of Public Welfare (DPW) has scheduled a series of forums to gather input for a Request for Proposals for Selective Contracting for Durable Medical Equipment (DME) and Medical Supplies. The draft work statement that was issued June 22 is available for review on the DPW web site (www.dpw.state.pa.us/DMERFP). Public input is invited through presentation of oral testimony at the forums. PCPA does not intend to present testimony on this issue, but individual members and those they serve may be interested in doing so. Forums are scheduled as follows:

July 17, 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Main Capitol
East Wing
Rooms 8E A and B
Harrisburg, PA

July 18, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Allegheny County Human Services Building
Heinz Conference Room
One Smithfield Street
Pittsburgh, PA

July 18, 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
The Avalon Hotel and Conference Center
Perry Ballroom
16 West 10th Street
Erie, PA

July 19, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Holiday Inn
100 Pine Street
Williamsport, PA

July 20, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
The United Way of Southeastern PA
Seven Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA

Those interested in providing testimony need only to attend the session. No prior registration is necessary. Oral testimony is limited to five minutes.

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