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.
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