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

Primary Personnel

Principal Investigator and Contact Person: Sara Karon

Sponsoring Agency

Health Care Finance Administration (CMS)