TITLE

CMS Working to Address Problems from Round 1 of the Durable Medical Equipment Competitive Bidding Program

PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
GAO Reports;12/7/2009, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a report prepared by the Government Accountability Office of U.S. to address the problems experienced by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) of U.S. during the round one of the bidding process of durable medical equipment competitive bidding program (CBP). CMS is implementing provisions of Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act to notify suppliers of missing financial documentation. As stated CBP has the potential to limit fraud.
ACCESSION #
48638213

 

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