Category: Advocacy and Policy

Medicare Competitive Bidding and What it Means for People With Chronic Illness

If you have a chronic illness and need home medical supplies through a vendor that gets paid by Medicare, you may have already been affected. The Medicare Competitive Bidding Program for Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) was started in 2010 by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). This program was …

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