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VGM, Leitten update bid study

October 19, 2021HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa – VGM Government Relations, in conjunction with Brian Leitten and Leitten Consulting, has released an updated study analyzing efforts by CMS to control distribution of DME. The study, “Competitive Bidding – A Decade Focused on the Wrong Prize. The Case for Medicare Investment in DME in 2021,” looks at how competitive bidding generated savings and reduced fraud but missed an even larger opportunity to invest in DME. “The costs that CMS saved over a...

Competitive Bidding, Leitten Consulting, VGM


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In brief: Study finds DME saves money, Tricare agrees with rollback

February 24, 2017HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - Upfront spending on durable medical equipment saves Medicare money in the long run, according to an updated study conducted by Leitten Consulting for The VGM Group.For every dollar spent on DME, CMS could save from $11 to $29 in direct treatment payment, according to the study, titled “The Case for Medicare Investment in Durable Medical Equipment.” Overall, annual savings range from $23 to $41 for every dollar spent on DME.“This study continues to reaffirm the true...

Brightree, Invacare, Leitten Consulting, Permobil, The VGM Group, TRICARE


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Updated study finds DME saves money

February 23, 2017HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - Upfront spending on durable medical equipment saves Medicare money in the long run, according to an updated study conducted by Leitten Consulting for The VGM Group.For every dollar spent on DME, CMS could save from $11 to $29 in direct treatment payment, according to the study, titled “The Case for Medicare Investment in Durable Medical Equipment.” Overall, annual savings range from $23 to $41 for every dollar spent on DME.“This study continues to reaffirm the true...

Leitten Consulting, The VGM Group


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