As DME Bidding Program Rolls Ahead, Auction Researchers Call It “Fatally Flawed”
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
CMS is moving forward as planned with a 10-fold expansion in the number of metropolitan areas where Medicare will pay for popular durable medical equipment at reduced, competitively bid rates.
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