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Medicare Slows Down Select DME Reimbursements
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Medicare beneficiaries in nine areas of the country who use certain durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) could see average price reductions of about 32% off the current cost of those items come Jan. 1, 2011. The savings will be realized through the first round of a new competitive bidding program to determine the price Medicare pays for the equipment.