TITLE

Congress Considers Changes to Competitive Bidding for DMEPOS

AUTHOR(S)
Romanow, Kate
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
O&P Business News;7/15/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 14, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the move by the U.S. Congress to consider the changes to competitive bidding program for durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and supplies (DMEPOS), under the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003. Under the agreement in the program, only DMEPOS suppliers who have won the bidding and signed a contract with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will be allowed to provide services to Medicare beneficiaries in ten competitive bidding areas (CBA).
ACCESSION #
33058284

 

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