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Bid Smart! Training Conference Scheduled in Dallas on Aug. 27


A second full-day Bid Smart Summit has been announced for August 27, 2019 in the Dallas/Fort Worth, TX metropolitan area.

The Summit will give the HME community one more chance before the bid window closes to get up to speed on new aspects of the bidding program for Round 2021, including lead item pricing, bid bonds requirements, and how the bid rates will establish rates in non-competitive bidding areas.

10:00 A.M. TO 4:00 P.M.


Cost: $99

This education effort is a collaboration between leading industry trade organizations to help prepare Durable Medical Equipment Suppliers for Medicare's next round of the Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) competitive bidding program by compiling publicly available information in one place.

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Also, a new calculator video tool and updated bid calculators, including non-lead item options, were recently launched. The calculators are provided as a preliminary tool to help prospective bidders understand how a bid for the lead item impacts the rest of the items (non-lead items) in the product category and how those SPAs would compare to current Medicare rates. Check them out today, before the bid window opens, so you can BID SMART!

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