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CMS education efforts backfire


WASHINGTON – Recent educational outreach by CMS has beneficiaries more baffled about competitive bidding than ever, HME providers say.

Buy-sell debate fuels diabetes market


YARMOUTH, Maine – A handful of national mail-order diabetes providers have been on the hunt for smaller companies to buy, but so far, it doesn’t look like there have been many takers.

'Are these rates sustainable?'


YARMOUTH, Maine – HME providers spent the long days and nights following CMS’s announcement of the Round 2 payment amounts trying to crunch numbers and strategize their next moves.

CMS to providers: Is your bid bona fide?


WASHINGTON – It appears CMS still has a ways to go before releasing the single payment amounts for Round 2 of competitive bidding.