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More transparency needed: supplier capacity, bonafide bids

December 20, 2018Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - Stakeholders also plan to push for transparency on how CMS determines supplier capacity.In the past, the agency has manipulated capacity based on a provider's historical capacity. That means, a provider may submit a bid with a supplier capacity for 100 walkers, but CMS, in looking at the provider's historical capacity, determines it can do 200 walkers.“You have contract suppliers who say, 'I was a winner and because I was the only local supplier, I was forced to do 8,000 walkers,...

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