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On the Editor's Desk

Are you beside yourself, too?

March 30, 2016Liz Beaulieu, Editor

I heard from a reader in the wake of CMS releasing the new payment amounts for the Round 2 re-compete. The reader wondered if there was a Freedom of Information Act request that someone (anyone!) could file to find out who submitted low bids, whether or not they accepted them, and if they did, were they able to successfully serve patients at those amounts. The reader wrote: “I'm beside myself with the belief that other providers have bid even lower than the first time in Round 2. I cannot imagine...

competitive bidding, reimbursement cuts, transparency


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