| Round 2 Recompete Items and Services (PDF, PDF - 314 KB)|
Fact sheet about the competitively bid items and services included in the Round 2 Recompete.
| Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) and Nursing Facilities (NFs) (PDF, PDF - 74 KB)|
Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) and Nursing Facilities (NFs) are subject to the Medicare DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program to the extent that competitively bid items and services are furnished to their residents under Medicare Part B.
| Subcontracting of DMEPOS Services - Round 2 Recompete and the National Mail-Order Recompete (PDF, PDF - 69 KB)|
The "primary supplier" of durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) is the Medicare-enrolled DMEPOS supplier that furnishes the items and bills Medicare for reimbursement.
| Supplier Marketing Guidelines (PDF, PDF - 764 KB)|
All of the existing rules and regulations regarding marketing DMEPOS to beneficiaries under the fee-for-service program also apply to DMEPOS contract suppliers under competitive bidding.
| Tips for Serving Qualified Medicare Beneficiaries (PDF, PDF - 318 KB)|
Individuals dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid make up approximately 19.4% of the Medicare population, yet this population is responsible for 34% of total Medicare expenditures. We anticipate that you will be serving dually eligible beneficiaries in your area.
| Transitioning Beneficiaries Fact Sheet (PDF, PDF - 525 KB)|
This fact sheet contains guidance about a supplier's responsibilities when a beneficiary transitions from a current supplier to a new supplier.
|Traveling Beneficiary Fact Sheet|
This fact sheet is designed to provide education to Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) suppliers that provide items to Medicare beneficiaries who reside in or travel to competitive bidding areas. It includes information on how to determine whether a beneficiary is in a traveling status, how to properly bill Medicare for the item, and how Medicare will determine the payment amount.
| What's New (PDF, PDF - 310 KB)|
On July 15, 2014, CMS announced plans to recompete the contracts for the Round 2 and national mail-order competitions. CMS has incorporated the following changes to the program.