Clarification: DME Bidding Program in Medicare Bill

As we reported in yesterday’s NAHC Report (NAHC Report , July 9), section 154 of the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (H.R. 6331) would delay the implementation of the Medicare competitive bidding program for durable medical equipment (DME), scheduled to begin on July 1, for at least 18 months. In early drafts of…