Lawmakers Ask CMS To Extend Higher DME Pay Rates To All Non-Bid Areas

October 12, 2018
A bipartisan group of 32 senators is asking CMS to extend its proposal to apply higher pay rates for durable medical equipment suppliers in rural areas, and Alaska and Hawaii, to also include suppliers in all non-bid areas, and more than 130 House lawmakers also sent a letter to the agency Oct. 12 with a similar request. The House lawmakers also ask CMS to increase the pay rates for DME suppliers in competitive bid areas until a new version of...

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