House Panel Weighs DMEPOS Competitive Bidding

The House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee held a hearing May 6 to examine implementation of Medicare’s competitive bidding program for durable medical equipment, prosthetics and orthotics (DMEPOS). In planning the hearing, Chairman Pete Stark (D-CA) said, “We have heard from both suppliers and beneficiary advocates that the DMEPOS competitive bidding program is not working…