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CMS announces gap period in bid program

May 25, 2023HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – CMS has announced there will be a temporary gap period in the DMEPOS competitive bidding program, when the current Round 2021 contracts for off-the-shelf back and knee braces expire on Dec. 31, 2023.  During the gap period, which starts on Jan. 1, 2024, suppliers may furnish items and services to patients under the following payment rules:  Adjusted fees in former competitive bidding areas (CBAs) are based on 100% of the single payment amount for the CBA increased...

Competitive Bidding, Knee braces, off-the-shelf back braces

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