Lawmakers Look to Delay DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program

Some key congressional lawmakers recently signaled their intent to implement a moratorium on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) competitive bidding program (NAHC Report , April 9, 2007). The move comes amidst a surge of dissatisfaction from suppliers on the program, phase one of which…