Industry’s bid website sees spike in traffic

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

WASHINGTON – In the week since the bid window opened on July 16, the industry’s competitive bidding website,, has had an additional 700 visitors and more than 1,000 calculator downloads. Since its launch in April, the website has had a total of 15,800 unique visitors and 7,924 calculator downloads. The most calculator downloads have been for CPAP and RAD (1,246), followed by commode chairs (728) and oxygen (641). The website and calculators were launched by a group of stakeholders comprised of AAHomecare, the Council for Respiratory Care, VGM & Associates and the Healthcare Nutrition Council to educate providers about changes to Round 2021and to help them prepare their bids. The bid window opened July 16 and closes Sept. 18.