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CMS announces contract suppliers

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11/23/2020

WASHINGTON – CMS on Saturday morning announced the contract suppliers for off-the-shelf knee and back braces in the next step in Round 2021 of its competitive bidding program.

CMS modernizes Stark Law

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11/23/2020

WASHINGTON – CMS has finalized a number of changes to the Stark Law, including new permanent exemptions for value-based arrangements, in a 627-page final rule set to be published in the Federal Register on Dec. 2.

Round 2021: Providers vent, ponder next moves

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11/20/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine – Industry reactions to CMS’s plans not to move forward with the bulk of the competitive bidding program were a mixed bag, but a number of respondents to a recent HME Newspoll say they were disappointed that the agency plays by a “different set of rules.”

Complex rehab update: Medicaid worries, legislative hopes

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11/20/2020

BUFFALO, N.Y. – State Medicaid programs are keeping a close watch on the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic and the progress of relief-related packages in Congress as they make their budget plans for 2021, says Don Clayback.

Stakeholders push CMS to cover digital health

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11/20/2020

WASHINGTON – AdvaMed and CapView Strategies make the case for covering digital health technology under the existing DME benefit in a new 56-page white paper titled “Modernizing Medicare Coverage of Digital Health Technologies.”

Communication is key, say business leaders

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11/20/2020

ATLANTA – What lessons has the COVID-19 pandemic taught HME business leaders? How to communicate, and then communicate some more, they say.

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CMS has dropped 13 product categories from Round 2021 of competitive bidding because they did not achieve "expected savings."