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

King, Kathleen M.
September 2010
GAO Reports;9/15/2010, preceding p1
Government Documents
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.


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