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Completed Research

Evaluation of Durable Medical Equipment (DME) and POS Demonstration

Purpose of Project

Evaluate a demonstration of competitive bidding for Medicare-covered DME and POs. Assess the impact of the demonstration on utilization, expenditures, satisfaction, quality, and access.

Project Duration: September 1998 through December 2004

Participating Personnel

Principal Investigator and Contact Person: Sara Karon

Sponsoring Agency

Health Care Finance Administration (CMS)

Links

http://www.cms.hhs.gov/researchers/reports/2000/rtcosp.asp
http://www.cms.hhs.gov/researchers/reports/2001/karon.pdf