The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) review and update files for necessary changes to elements such as the HCPCS, ZIP code, and single payment amounts, under a DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program mandated by Congress through the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA). A Competitive Bidding Implementation Contractor (CBIC) shall generate updated files quarterly. A CMS Virtual Data Center or VDC will automate parts of the update process.
Subject: Quarterly Update for the Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) Competitive Bidding Program (CBP) - April 2017
Title: Change Request 9971
Release Date: Feb. 3, 2017
Effective Date: April 1, 2017
Implementation Date: April 3, 2017
Special Notes: N/A