OIG says states could save millions with competitive bidding

09/17/2013 | Health Industry Washington Watch blog

States that use Medicare competitive bidding payment amounts in Medicaid reimbursement for DMEPOS could save money, according to an OIG report showing that Texas could have saved about $2 million in 2011 using Medicare competitive bidding rates. According to this article, at least one state does not support this idea, and the OIG report did not include state reactions.

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