Be a ROHO Advocate

The health care industry needs advocates like you who will push to be heard regarding competitive bidding.

Contact U.S. Congress members and request that adjustable skin protection seat cushions (HCPCS codes K0734–K0737) be removed from round one of DMEPOS competitive bidding.

Your message should be personal, but you are welcome to use any of the information provided here.

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To learn more about how competitive bidding affects you, visit ROHO in the Know: A Government Perspective by David McCausland, ROHO’s Senior Vice President of Planning and Government Affairs. Please contact us with your questions, comments and suggestions.

Consumer advocacy

  • Competitively bid product categories
  • Where products are competitively bid
  • Information on wheelchair seat cushion competitive bidding
  • How to contact U.S. Congress members
  • Talking points

Clinician plea

  • How competitive bidding affects clinicians
  • Legislative contact information

End-user plea

  • How competitive bidding affects users
  • Legislative contact information

Medicare savings

  • Does competitive bidding save money?
  • Cost of healing a pressure ulcer

CMS authority

  • Rebidding process information
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has authority to exclude specialized wheelchair seating from the rebid round of competitive bidding

Competitive bidding position paper

  • The problem with competitive bidding for cushions
  • What needs to be done to address the problems
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ position
  • ROHO’s position

Codes not distinct enough to bid

  • Why one-size-fits-all does not fit the needs of wheelchair seat cushion users
  • The number of products available with current codes


  • Current spending on wheelchair seat cushions
  • Fee schedule amounts
  • Changes that competitive bidding will have on the increased complexity of buying wheelchair seat cushions