AdvaMed: CMS Competitive Bidding Rule Has Problems

AdvaMed released a statement criticizing CMS' new rule on competitive bidding for certain durable medical goods, orthotics, and supplies. AdvaMed President Stephen J. Ubl said that the rule could cause patient access to medical technology to be compromised, since the competitive bidding structure outlined in the rule could reduce the therapeutic choices available to patients. He also questioned the impact of the rule on small companies and their ability to make their products available under the program.

April 6, 2007

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AdvaMed: CMS Competitive Bidding Rule Has Problems

He did say, however, that AdvaMed wants to work with CMS and patient groups to come up with a solution that benefits everyone.

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