TITLE

CMS Has Addressed Some Implementation Problems from Round 1 of the Durable Medical Equipment Competitive Bidding Program for the Round 1 Rebid

AUTHOR(S)
King, Kathleen M.
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;9/15/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the move of the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to phase in with a competitive bidding program (CBP) for certain durable medical equipment (DME). Clearer financial documentation instructions and additional financial documentation tools are provided by the CMS to guide suppliers in the CBP round 1 rebid. The bidding process was implemented by CBP with Palmetto GBA LLC and Maricom for the development of Web-based electronic bid submission system.
ACCESSION #
53919917

 

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