Competitive Bidding

The American Association for Homecare has release a brief synopsis of DME references within President Obama's 2016 budget, released Monday. According to the statement below, there are two... Read more >
Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act with respect to the Medicare Durable Medical 
Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) competitive acquisition program.... Read more >
WASHINGTON (March 25, 2015)—Due to technical difficulties experienced by some bidders yesterday, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has extended the Round 2 Recompete and the... Read more >
WASHINGTON (March 16, 2015)— From AAHomecare: The U.S. House of Representatives has voted on and passed H.R. 284, legislation to ban non-binding bids and require proof of licensure for Medicare... Read more >
WASHINGTON (March 13, 2015)—According to the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, HR 284 has been tentatively scheduled for a vote on Monday afternoon. View proceedings on the House... Read more >
WASHINGTON (March 11, 2015)—HR 284 would impose new requirements on private firms that supply products through Medicare’s competitive bidding program for durable medical equipment (DME).... Read more >
WASHINGTON (Feb. 26, 2015)—HR 284, the Medicare DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Improvement Act of 2015, was reported favorably out of the House Committee on Ways and Means on Feb. 26, 2015. The... Read more >
WASHINGTON (Jan. 13, 2015)—Bipartisan legislation, introduced today by Reps. Tiberi, R-Ohio, and Larson, D-Conn., and Sens. Portman, R-Ohio, and Cardin, D-Md., would ban nonbinding bids within... Read more >
WASHINGTON (Jan. 09, 2015)—The Department of Health & Human Services’ Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has agreed to perform a study on Medicare beneficiary access to DME... Read more >
WASHINGTON (Dec. 8, 2014)—On Monday, the Government Accountability Office (GAO), released the following report: Bidding Results from CMS's Durable Medical Equipment Competitive Bidding Program What... Read more >
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 11, 2014)—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the bidding timeline for Round 2 Recompete and the national mail-order recompete of the... Read more >
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 4, 2014)—Senators Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Ben Cardin (D-Md.) today introduced the Medicare Competitive Bidding Improvement Act of 2014. The Competitive Bidding... Read more >
WASHINGTON—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is changing the way it deals with medical equipment repairs. In response to complaints from patients across the nation, CMS has... Read more >
LUBBOCK, Texas (August 18, 2014)—The MED Group, a Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA) company, announced today that, in conjunction with AAHomecare, MED will host a legislative fly-in at... Read more >
WASHINGTON (July 15, 2014)—On July 15, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced plans to recompete the supplier contracts awarded in Round 2 of the Medicare Durable Medical... Read more >