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Round 2 recompete

Bid bill has sticking point in the House


WASHINGTON – One month after the introduction of a Senate bill to delay competitive bidding cuts, industry stakeholders are still working to get a Democratic co-sponsor for a House companion bill.

NewsPoll: Are bid contracts ‘worth it’?


YARMOUTH, Maine – Respondents to a recent HME NewsPoll are split over whether accepting a competitive bidding contract from Medicare is a good idea.

Pricing for test strips takes a dive, but where is the reaction?

Friday, April 1, 2016

There's been a lot of chatter over the past two weeks about the new Round 2 re-compete payment amounts. With seemingly a gazillion different HCPCS codes with their corresponding prices (per region), folks have been burning up their calculators to crunch the numbers, I'm sure.

Cuts add up for Round 2 re-compete


WASHINGTON - Reimbursement rates will decrease, on average, 7.1% when the Round 2 re-compete kicks off July 1, according to an analysis from AAHomecare.

CMS announces DMEPOS competitive bidding timeline


BALTIMORE – Registration for the Round 2 recompete opens Dec. 18, and the bid window opens Jan. 22, 2015, CMS announced yesterday.

CMS changes up areas, products in Round 2 recompete


BALTIMORE – Keeping everyone on their toes, CMS has a few surprises up its sleeve for the Round 2 recompete of competitive bidding, say industry stakeholders.

Preparations underway for Round 2 recompete


BALTIMORE – CMS late yesterday announced plans to recompete contracts for Round 2 of competitive bidding and the national mail-order program for diabetes supplies.