understanding capacity and demand: Tips for round 2021
August 28, 2019
As we head into the final stretch of bidding for Round 2021 of competitive bidding, Kathy Lester, Executive Director of the Council for Quality Respiratory Care discusses how suppliers across the country are realizing just how different the program is now compared to the past, with an emphasis on capacity and demand.
industry urges bidders to take advantage of the covered doc review process
August 6, 2019
Washington, DC — As the covered document review date in the competitive bidding window approaches, industry experts Cara Bachenheimer, leader of the Government Affairs Practice at Brown & Fortunato and Kim Brummett, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs at the American Association for Homecare, urge bidders to submit all of their required documents early so that they can take advantage of this opportunity.
Industry Leaders Highlight Educational Resources as Bid Window Opens
july 16, 2019
Washington, DC – In recognition of the opening of the Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) competitive bidding program bid window today, a group of leading industry trade organizations is showcasing new educational resources to help potential bidders navigate recent changes made to the program for the 2019 bid year. The new tools – which are available via a comprehensive website – aim to help suppliers and prospective bidders understand major changes made to the program by compiling publicly available information into one place in an easily digestible format.
CMS Announcement of Capacity Policy and New Bidding Window Date Earns Applause from Industry Leaders, Allows More Time to Educate Bidders
may 16, 2019
Washington, DC –– A group of leading industry trade organizations is commending the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for releasing detailed guidance describing how bidders’ estimated capacity will drive the final Single Payment Amounts (SPAs) and for announcing a new bidding window for Medicare's Round 2021 of the Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) competitive bidding program (CBP). The 60-day bidding window, which will now open on July 16, gives potential bidders and suppliers additional time to understand how the major changes coming to Round 2021 of the competitive bidding program will affect them.
Website Launched to Prepare DMEs for Medicare’s
New Competitive Bidding Process
April 17, 2019
A new website has been launched to prepare durable medical equipment (DME) suppliers for Medicare's Round 2021 of the Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) competitive bidding program (CBP).