According to an article in a home care magazine, CMS has announced around to competitive bidding prices. This begins July 1 of 2013. According to the release, CMS estimates the program will save Medicare part B 25.7 billion between 2013 and 2022.
Also in the magazine an article on traditional HME providers shows that they focus on hospital discharge planners and case managers as well as physicians. Most retail HME have never called on a hospital or doctor, instead relying on chain pharmacists, independent and assisted living facilities.
If you are a DME or HME, how do you get your leads?