In Coding
Apr 27th, 2012
To help Medicare set appropriate payment rates for durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced plans to recompete the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program contracts in nine areas. DMEPOS: Next Steps for Bidding Program was last modified: January 17th, 2015 by admin aapc...
In CMS
Dec 2nd, 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released on Nov. 30 a detailed timeline for Round 2 of the Competitive Bidding Program for durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS). Under the program DMEPOS suppliers compete to become Medicare contract suppliers by submitting bids to provide certain items in competitive bidding areas (CBAs). ...
In CMS
Jul 16th, 2010
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has begun mailing contract offers to winning bidders of the Medicare Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Competitive Bidding Program. The first round of the program is scheduled to begin Jan. 1, 2011 for contract suppliers and beneficiaries in nine areas of the country. CMS says ...
In CMS
Apr 28th, 2009
At the Obama administration’s request, the interim final rule on the Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Competitive Bidding Program went into effect April 18. The rule—issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on Jan. 16—implements provisions in section 154 of the 2008 Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act ...