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CMS sees savings in new DME prices; others see trouble
Modern Healthcare

The CMS revealed new prices for durable medical equipment and supplies under an expanded competitive-bidding program that the agency says will save billions but that industry experts say could mean headaches for beneficiaries. Those prices apply to Round 2 of the Medicare Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies, or DMEPOS, competitive-bidding program, which will expand to 91 major metropolitan areas on July 1 and add new product categories and a mail-order competition for diabetic testing supplies.