This project will test the feasibility and effectiveness of establishing Medicare fees for durable medical equipment (DME) and Prosthetics, Prosthetic devices, Orthotics and supplies (POS) through a competitive bidding process. The evaluation will examine competitive bidding impacts in terms of expenditures, quality, access and product diversity, as well as other impacts of the demonstration.
EXPECTED DATE OF COMPLETION:05/15/2003
AGENCY SPONSOR: Office of Strategic Planning
FEDERAL CONTACT: Ann Meadow, 410-786-6602
PIC ID: 7173
PERFORMER: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI