CMS Announces Timeline for the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program
On December 11, CMS announced the Round 2 Recompete and the National Mail-Order Recompete timeline:
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announces bidding timeline, begins bidder education program
Registration for user IDs and passwords begins
Authorized Officials are strongly encouraged to register no later than this date
Backup Authorized Officials are strongly encouraged to register no later than this date
CMS opens 63-day bid window for Round 2 Recompete and the national mail-order recompete
Covered document review date for bidders to submit financial documents
63-day bid window closes
CMS announces single payment amounts, begins contracting process
CMS announces contract suppliers, begins contract supplier education campaign
CMS begins supplier, referral agent, and beneficiary education campaign
July 1, 2016*
Implementation of Round 2 Recompete and the national mail-order recompete contracts and prices.
* Dates listed are target dates. View the timeline online.