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Round 1 Recompete

GAO analyzes bid program’s impact


WASHINGTON – The number of both beneficiaries and DME suppliers declined in Round 1 competitive bidding program areas in 2012, according to a new report issued yesterday by the Government Accountability Offic

'Failure is not an option'


MATTHEWS, N.C. – As Carolina’s Home Medical Equipment prepared for the Jan.

Spring comes and goes without payment amounts


WASHINGTON – The word on the street is that CMS won’t release the single payment amounts for the Round 1 re-compete until this fall, leaving more than one HME provider on standby.

CMS had planned to announce the amounts in the spring.

CMS posts urgent bid alert


WASHINGTON – CMS “strongly urges” bidders to read the financial document requirements in the Round 1 recompete Request for Bids (RFB) instructions and to make sure all documents meet the specific requirements.

Deadline reminder for Round 1 recompete


WASHINGTON – Two weeks remain for suppliers to submit hardcopy financial documents for the Round 1 recompete. These documents must be received by the competitive bidding implementation contractor (CBIC) on or before Nov.

Bid deadline is here


WASHINGTON ­– Today is the deadline for backup authorized official registration, CMS announced today. CMS strongly recommends that suppliers interested in participating in the Round 1 recompete who have not registered a backup authorized official do so today.

Webcast available for Round 1 recompete


WASHINGTON – A new educational webcast for the Round 1 recompete of the competitive bidding program is now available on the CBIC website.