TITLE

CMS Delays Effective Date of Competitive Bidding Interim Final Rule

PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Aging News Alert;2/20/2009, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will delay the effective date of the Competitive Bidding Interim Final Rule (IFR) for 60 days. Tyler Wilson, president of the American Association for Homecare, one of the opponents of the proposed rule changes, has said that the delay gives the home medical equipment (HME) sector some temporary reprieve, but everything about CMS's handling of the competitive bidding program from the very outset has been troubling
ACCESSION #
41550794

 

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