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CMS’s Seema Verma: Current bid structure ‘not sustainable’


WASHINGTON – CMS Administrator Seema Verma says she wants to “modernize” the agency’s long-standing competitive bidding program for DMEPOS by instituting market-oriented reforms.

Proposed rule includes several home infusion changes


WASHINGTON – Temporary transitional payments for home infusion therapy are moving forward, according to an upcoming proposed rule.

Bidding and bundling: Providers heed call to comment


WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders say a large number of providers answered the call to submit comments by Sept. 2 on a proposed rule to, among other things, expand the competitive bidding program nationwide.

CMS seeks to exclude certified orthotic fitters


WASHINGTON – CMS would like to limit the provision of custom fitted prefabricated orthotics to “individuals with specialized training.” The agency defines those individuals as orthotists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, advanced-practical nurses and physicia