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Lawmakers call for delay of DMEPOS program
Modern Healthcare

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have asked CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner to delay the second-round implementation of Medicare’s Durable Medical Equipment Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) competitive bidding program, scheduled to take effect July 1. Reps. Glenn Thompson (R-Pa.) and Bruce Braley (D-Iowa) have circulated a letter urging their congressional colleagues to press Tavenner to halt Round Two of the program through the end of the year.