News Analysis: Competitive Bidding

Boatman, Mark
February 2013
New Mobility;Feb2013, Vol. 24 Issue 233, p9
The article reports on the criticism against the competitive bidding program of the Medicare in the U.S. It outlines the procedure and concept of the competitive bidding program, which has saved Medicare with $200 million. However, several critics express concern on the implications of the program and claim that it eliminates many providers and limit consumers from accessing medical equipment and supplies.


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