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Medicare Competitive Bidding – Hartzell’s Pharmacy Inc.

Sealed 50 count or 100 count size boxes of the brands listed below. Here at Diabetes Care Club, our specialty is providing diabetes testing equipment and supplies to diabetes patients nationwide and we deliver directly to your home. According to the June 26 notice, CMS is examining ways to use pricing information obtained during the Medicare DMEPOS competitive bidding program for mail-order diabetic supplies to adjust payment for retail diabetic supplies without requiring local suppliers to compete for contracts. Among these products was diabetes testing supplies (2). National mail-order contract suppliers can’t charge you more than any unmet deductible and 20% coinsurance. CMS expects to announce the names of the contract suppliers in the spring of 2013. Enteral Nutrients, Equipment, and  Supplies General Home Equipment and Related Supplies and Accessories – includes hospital beds and related accessories, group 1 and 2 support surfaces, commode chairs, patient lifts, and seat lifts Nebulizers and Related Supplies Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) Pumps and Related Supplies and Accessories Respiratory Equipment and Related Supplies and Accessories – includes oxygen, oxygen equipment, and supplies; continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) devices and respiratory assist devices (RADs) and related supplies and accessories Standard Mobility Equipment and Related Accessories – includes walkers, standard power and manual wheelchairs, scooters, and related accessories Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) Devices and Supplies AAHomecare will provide additional analysis and perspective in the coming days on what this latest round of prices and contract offers will mean for HME providers and patients.

Yet, we believe this division will grow to generate very healthy revenues and be a significant contributor to our aggressive growth strategy.” Nyer Medical Group is a holding company with operations in distribution and service of medical products, retail pharmacies, distribution of emergency and rescue equipment and supplies, and distribution of medical foods and supplies used in tube feedings. However, the three largest MSAs (Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York) are subdivided into multiple CBAs, so a total of 100 CBAs are in Round 2. Going forward, national mail-order contract suppliers can’t charge residents more than any unmet deductible and 20 percent coinsurance. Unfortunately, if you are an Original Medicare Part B beneficiary, you will need to find a new supplier after the grandfathering period ends. That’s a very basic explanation of the program as it’s explained on the Medicare website. Non-contract suppliers that are not furnishing the diabetic testing supplies through the mail will be reimbursed at the fee schedule amount for the state in which the beneficiary maintains a permanent residence. Please note that changing insurance providers is a significant decision and we recommend that you fully explore this option and not to solely base it off of who your DME supplier is.

We would be delighted to continue providing service for you as long as this decision is the best option. Postal Service. Account Security We pay close attention to the security of your account. With more than 14,000 professional members including nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, and others, AADE has a vast network of practitioners involved in the daily treatment of diabetes patients. All orders must be picked up in our pharmacy after 7/1/2013. Members with Medicare Part B may continue to obtain diabetic testing supplies from a medical supplier.

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