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Welcome to Connexion, the Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Competitive Bidding Program’s secure portal.

Bidders will use Connexion to:

  • upload required bidding documents by the close of the bid window;
  • view and respond to covered document review date, bona fide bid, and preliminary bid evaluation notices, if applicable; and
  • review and accept or decline contract offers.

Hand-delivered, mailed, faxed, or emailed packages will not be considered.

As a reminder, bidders must have Connexion access added to their account by logging into the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Identity Management (IDM) System and following the instructions outlined in the How to Update Information in the CMS Identity Management (IDM) System. For additional information on registering in Connexion, please see the Registration page.

In addition, bidders will receive an email(s) during the bid evaluation period from the Competitive Bidding Implementation Contractor (CBIC),, to view their My To-Do List in Connexion and respond to requests for additional information. Documents pertaining to contract offers and disqualifications will also be posted in Connexion for bidders to review. 

Once in Connexion, you will find helpful instructions by clicking on Connexion Help at the top of the page. Please call the Competitive Bidding Implementation Contractor (CBIC) customer service center at 877-577-5331 between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. prevailing Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, for assistance with registration, passwords, account unlocks, and user role updates or changes.

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DBidS and Connexion User Role Table
This table includes the actions each user role can perform in the Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Bidding System, DBidS, and in Connexion, the program’s secure portal. Updated on 11/20/2020 to add new actions that each user role can perform in Connexion.
Uploading Documents in Connexion Quick Reference
This document includes instructions for uploading required documents in Connexion. In Round 2021, all required documents must be uploaded in Connexion. 
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Updated: 01/25/2021