DME Suppliers Livid That CMS Adds Ventilators To 2021 Bidding Plan

March 12, 2019
CMS’ decision to add non-invasive ventilators to the revamped durable medical equipment competitive bidding program set to go into effect in 2021 has upset DME suppliers, with the DME lobby calling it a “terrifying development” for patients and saying the group will press the Trump administration and Congress to stop that addition. The ventilator addition was confirmed when CMS recently released details about the revamped bidding program. While the American Association for Homecare is pleased CMS made some details available,...

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