Get ready to ‘Bid Smart’

Thursday, May 16, 2019

WASHINGTON – The coalition behind will host a “Bid Smart 2019” webcast on Monday, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. EST. Presenters Cara Bachenheimer, head of the Government Affairs Practice at Brown & Fortunato, Kim Brummett, vice president of regulator affairs for AAHomecare, and Mark Higley, vice president of regulatory affairs for VGM Group, will lead an in-depth discussion of major upcoming changes to Medicare’s competitive bidding program. Topics will include lead-item pricing and bid surety bonds. “Industry experts will highlight new calculator tools and share their insights, tips and strategies for this new round of bidding so you can be prepared to bid in Round 2021,” reads a description of the webcast. “This is also an opportunity to ask—and get answers to—your specific questions.” CMS plans to open the bid window for Round 2021 on July 16.