Feb 26th, 2013
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a final rule in February requiring the reporting of payments made to physicians or teaching hospitals by applicable manufacturers of drugs, devices, biological, or medical supplies. The increased transparency reduces the potential for conflict of interest. Bottom line? Beginning this summer, your peers and patients can ...
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 Billing
Aug 31st, 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has begun the second phase of an expansion of a competitive bidding program aimed at lowering costs for quality durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS). The competitive bidding program uses competitions between suppliers to set new, lower payment rates for certain medical equipment and supplies, such ...
In CMS
Apr 29th, 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted on its website April 18 two new provider education publications pertaining to Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS). On the CMS Outreach and Education > MLN General Information > Spotlight webpage, in the Downloads section, you can view, download or print the following new ...