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Nat'l roll out starts to take shape

October 9, 2015Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - All eyes last week were on CMS's preliminary list of rural zip codes for the national roll out of competitive bidding, with HME providers doing business in those areas set to feel a little less of a cut.CMS plans to implement bid pricing nationwide on Jan. 1, 2016, with separate fee schedules for regional and rural areas. For regional areas, the agency will base pricing on the average pricing in the competitive bidding areas in the region; for rural areas, it plans to base pricing on...

AAHomecare, Andrea Stakr, Cara Bachenheimer, Kim Brummett, rural areas

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