OIG Reports Suppliers in Round 2 Did Not Have Appropriate Licenses
Some contract suppliers in Round 2 of the Durable Medical Equipment Competitive Bidding Program had not met all of the competitive bidding licensure requirements.
AAHomecare: OIG Report Raises More Questions About Competitive Bidding
“The fact that it took two years to get this report just solidifies our view that CMS can't evaluate the patient impacts caused by recent deep cuts for rural providers in just six months before plowing ahead with a new round of cuts on July 1,” said Tom Ryan, president & CEO of AAHomecare.
CQRC: OIG Report Signals Flaws in Competitive Bidding Program
Respiratory care leaders emphasized that the report findings further demonstrate the need for legislation to slow down the implementation of scheduled Medicare cuts applying competitive bidding rates to noncompetitive bidding areas.
AAHomecare Responds to CMS’s Competitive Bidding Data
Groups Send Letter to Congress Urging Passage of PADME Act
AAHomecare, VGM Unite for Consumer Advocacy