DMEPOS Phase 2 Competitive Bidding Adds 70 New Areas

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Jan. 8 announced the addition of 70 new metropolitan statistical areas as it kicks off phase 2 of its Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) Competitive Bidding program. The Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA) required CMS to establish competitive bidding…