CMS has announced the contract suppliers for the Round 1 Recompete of the Medicare Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) Competitive Bidding Program. A list of Round 1 Recompete contract supplier locations for each product category and competitive bidding area is now available at www.dmecompetitivebid.com/cs. This list is current as of October 31, 2013. Contract suppliers may add or change locations. Updates will be posted on the Medicare Supplier Directory website at www.medicare.gov/supplier in mid-December 2013.
CMS is required by law to recompete contracts under the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program at least once every three years. The Round 1 Rebid contracts will expire on December 31, 2013, and the Round 1 Recompete contracts and prices are scheduled to go into effect on January 1, 2014.
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