HME NewsPoll March 2017

CMS announced Feb. 7 that it has decided to temporarily delay Round 2019 of competitive bidding to give the new administration the chance to review the program. This latest round of the program will include a number of changes, including moving the bid ceiling to the 2015 fee schedule amounts, and requiring bidders to obtain a $50,000 surety bond for each CBA in which a bid is submitted.