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CMS education efforts backfire

June 7, 2013Elizabeth Deprey

WASHINGTON - Recent educational outreach by CMS has beneficiaries more baffled about competitive bidding than ever, HME providers say.“They've raised awareness, but they're also creating confusion,” said Chris Rice, CEO of Riverside, Calif.-based Diamond Respiratory Care. “(The beneficiaries) don't understand what's going on.”Within the past couple of weeks, Medicare sent a letter to beneficiaries stating competitive bidding would begin July 1, and outlining their options.After...

CMS, Competitive Bidding, Diamond Respiratory Care, Family Medical, HME, Medicare, round 2

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