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DMEPOS Updates: Proposed Rule for Direct Solicitation of Medicare Beneficiaries and Highlights from the April 2011 PAOC Meeting

In this Client Alert, which is part of our ongoing series on developments in the durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (“DMEPOS”) industry, we examine proposed changes to the DMEPOS supplier standards and highlight recently announced updates to the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program (“Program”).

CMS Proposes Changes to Rule for Direct Solicitation of Medicare Beneficiaries

On April 4, 2011, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) published a proposed rule that would remove the definition of, and modify requirements regarding, the “direct solicitation” of Medicare beneficiaries by DMEPOS providers. CMS is accepting comments on the proposed rule through June 3, 2011.

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