CMS Hosting May 27 Competitive Bidding Teleconference
will host its second national provider education conference call on May 27 to cover implementation of competitive bidding, set to start July 1. The call is for Medicare fee-for-service HME providers, physicians and other providers that might be affected by the program.
CMS staff will be on-hand to answer questions and address exceptions and situations providers are likely to face during the program’s implementation.
The call, official titled the Medicare DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Q&A session, will run from 1 pm. To 2:30 p.m. Easter Date Time. In order to receive key call-in details, providers must register for the session by 1 p.m. EDT May 26, but participatings planning on listening as a group, only need to have one person register.
To register go to http://www2.eventsvc.com/palmettogba/052908
, fill in the key data, verify the correct time zone is selected in the drop down box and click register. CMS will shortly thereafter send a confirmation email.
A copy of the a presentation that will be used in the call is available for download at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/DMEPOSCompetitiveBid/Downloads/policy_teleconference_final.pdf
For those of you who will be unable to attend, a replay option will be available shortly following the end of the call. This replay will be accessible from 4 p.m. EDT May 26 until 11:59 p.m. June 6. To listen to the replay, call 800-642-1687 and enter 47261135 for the passcode.