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One Month Left to Comment on Competitive Bidding Expansion

The deadline for comments to CMS on the nationwide competitive bidding roll-out is Sept. 2, 2014. If you haven't done so, please click on the link below to let CMS know how the nationwide roll-out will effect you.

Click here to submit your comment to CMS.

The major provisions in this proposal are:

1).  Proposed (changes to) the methodology for making national price adjustments based upon information gathered from the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program (CBP).   

2).  Propose phase-in of special payment rules in a limited number of areas under the CBP for certain DME and enteral nutrition.

3).  Update the definition of minimal self-adjustment of orthotics at 42 CFR §414.402

4).  Change of ownership rules to allow contract suppliers to sell specific lines of business

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