CMS Training: DME Competitive Bidding Program

CMS Training: DME Competitive Bidding Program 

This presentation is brought to you by Relias Learning. It explains the Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Competitive Bidding Program. This training presentation was developed and approved by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the federal agency that administers Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and the Federally-facilitated Health Insurance Marketplace. The information in this presentation was correct as of April 2016. To check for an updated version visit


Hours: 1.00


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Course Details

Course Code: REL-PI-0-P73
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 5/31/2022
Learning Objectives:
Understand the purpose of competitive bidding and how it is implemented.
Describe who is affected by competitive bidding.
Find where to get more information about the Competitive Bidding Program.

Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Competitive Bidding-A Better Way to Pay A. Competitive Bidding-A Better Way to Pay B. The Competitive Bidding Program C. Round 1 Recompete Products D. Round 1 2017 E. Round 2 Competitive Bidding F. Products Included in Round 2 G. National Mail-Order Program for Diabetes Testing Supplies H. Round 2 Recompete & National Mail-Order Recompete I. Round 2 Recompete Products 7/1/16-12/31/18 J. Review K. Summary Section 3: The Competitive Bidding Program-Who will be Affected? A. The Competitive Bidding Program-Who will be Affected? B. Doctors and Other Treating Practitioners Use of Contract Suppliers C. Staying with A Non-Contract Supplier D. Grandfathering E. Have Other Insurance? F. Non-Contract Supplier G. Changing Suppliers Scenario H. Getting DEMPOS When Travelling I. Specific Brands J. Equipment Repair & Replacement K. Deductible and Coinsurance L. Point to Remember M. Review N. Summary Section 4: Conclusion A. Summary B. References C. Congratulations!

Staff Writer: Jessica Cairns, RN, RAC-CT, CMAC
Jessica has almost 15 years of experience in nursing and 10 years in MDS/PAC working with organizations for the purposes of assessment, reimbursement, training, organizational, and leadership development. In these roles, she has acted as a consultant and auditor. Jessica has written content for diverse healthcare topics, including health and human services, compliance and more. Disclosure: Jessica Cairns, RN, RAC-CT, CMAC has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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