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Electronic Mailing List Message Archive

Referral Agent Electronic Mailing List

Referral agents play a critical role in providing information and services to Medicare beneficiaries. CMS has created a dedicated electronic mailing list (listserv) for referral agents.

To ensure you give Medicare patients the most current DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program information, CMS strongly encourages you to sign up for this electronic mailing list.

CMS DME Referral Agent Electronic Mailing List Information for people who refer Medicare beneficiaries for durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and supplies (DMEPOS). The DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program is how some Medicare patients get covered supplies. Be sure to give your Medicare patients the correct information.

For purposes of the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program, referral agents are defined as Medicare enrolled providers, physicians, treating practitioners, discharge planners, social workers, pharmacists and other health care professionals who refer beneficiaries for services in a competitive bidding area.

Suppliers

If you are a supplier: Subscribe now to receive the weekly CMS Medicare FFS Provider e-News for the latest Fee-For-Service program information, including National Provider Call announcements, event announcements, claims and pricer information, and MLN educational product updates.

Sign Up for the FFS Provider e-News Information for DMEPOS suppliers who want to stay informed and receive important updates about the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program.


Below you will find a list of messages released via Referral Agent mailing list or in the CMS Medicare FFS Provider e-News.
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Date Title Audience
2013-04-04 CMS Medicare FFS Provider e-News for April 4, 2013 Referral Agents/Suppliers
2013-03-28 CMS Medicare FFS Provider e-News for March 28, 2013 Referral Agents/Suppliers
2013-03-21 CMS Medicare FFS Provider e-News for March 21, 2013 Referral Agents/Suppliers
2012-11-29 DMEPOS Competitive Bidding - Referral Agent Update for November 29, 2012 Referral Agents
2012-12-14 DMEPOS Competitive Bidding - Referral Agent Update for December 14, 2012 Referral Agents
2013-01-15 DMEPOS Competitive Bidding - Referral Agent Update for January 15, 2013 Referral Agents
2013-01-24 DMEPOS Competitive Bidding - Referral Agent Update for January 24, 2013 Referral Agents
2013-01-30 DMEPOS Competitive Bidding - Referral Agent Update for January 30, 2013 Referral Agents
2013-02-15 DMEPOS Competitive Bidding - Referral Agent Update for February 15, 2013 Referral Agents
2013-03-15 DMEPOS Competitive Bidding - Referral Agent Update for March 15, 2013 Referral Agents
2013-04-03 DMEPOS Competitive Bidding - Referral Agent Update for April 3, 2013 Referral Agents
2013-04-05 DMEPOS Competitive Bidding - Referral Agent Update for April 5, 2013 Referral Agents
2013-04-09 DMEPOS Competitive Bidding - Referral Agent Update for April 9, 2013 Referral Agents
2013-04-22 DMEPOS Competitive Bidding - Referral Agent Update for April 22, 2013 Referral Agents
2013-05-16 DMEPOS Competitive Bidding - Referral Agent Update for May 16, 2013 Referral Agent
2013-05-23 CMS Medicare FFS Provider e-News for May 23, 2013 Suppliers
2013-05-16 CMS Medicare FFS Provider e-News for May 16, 2013 Referral Agents/Suppliers
2013-04-25 CMS Medicare FFS Provider e-News for April 25, 2013 Referral Agents/Suppliers
2013-04-18 CMS Medicare FFS Provider e-News for April 18, 2013 Referral Agents/Suppliers
2013-03-14 CMS Medicare FFS Provider e-News for March 14, 2013 Referral Agents
2013-02-14 CMS Medicare FFS Provider e-News for February 14, 2013 Referral Agents
2013-02-07 CMS Medicare FFS Provider e-News for February 7, 2013 Referral Agents/Suppliers
2013-01-24 CMS Medicare FFS Provider e-News for January 24, 2013 Referral Agents
2013-06-20 DMEPOS Competitive Bidding - Referral Agent Update for June 20, 2013 Referral Agent
2013-06-04 DMEPOS Competitive Bidding - Referral Agent Update for June 4, 2013 Referral Agent
2013-06-06 CMS Medicare FFS Provider e-News for June 6, 2013 Referral Agents/Suppliers
2013-06-13 CMS Medicare FFS Provider e-News for June 13, 2013 Referral Agents/Suppliers
2013-07-09 DMEPOS Competitive Bidding - Referral Agent Update for July 10, 2013 Referral Agent
2013-06-27 CMS Medicare FFS Provider e-News for June 27, 2013 Suppliers
2013-07-04 CMS Medicare FFS Provider e-News for July 4, 2013 Suppliers
2013-10-31 DMEPOS Contract Suppliers Announced Referral Agents/Suppliers
2013-12-02 DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program: Round 1 Recompete - Webinars Announced Referral Agents/Suppliers
2013-12-18 January 1, 2014 Round 1 Recompete Implementation — Resources Referral Agents/Suppliers
2014-07-15 Round 2 Recompete: DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Round 2 Recompete and National Mail-Order Recompete Announced Suppliers
2014-07-31 Round 2 Recompete: Get Ready for DMEPOS Competitive Bidding – GET LICENSED! Suppliers
2014-09-03 Round 2 Recompete: Get Ready for DMEPOS Competitive Bidding — Get Accredited Suppliers
2014-10-01 Round 2 Recompete: Get Ready for DMEPOS Competitive Bidding – Common Ownership and Common Control Suppliers
2014-10-15 Round 2 Recompete: Get Ready for DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Suppliers
2014-10-30 Round 2 Recompete: Get Ready for DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Suppliers
2014-11-13 Round 2 Recompete: Get Ready for DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Suppliers
2014-11-26 Round 2 Recompete: Get Ready for DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Suppliers
2014-12-11 Round 2 Recompete: CMS Announces Timeline for the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Round 2 Recompete/National Mail-Order Recompete Suppliers
2014-12-18 Round 2 Recompete: Registration Now Open for DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Suppliers
2014-12-22 Round 2 Recompete: Registration Reminder for DMEPOS Competitive Bidding: Round 2 Recompete & National Mail-Order Recompete Suppliers
2014-12-29 Round 2 Recompete: Registration Reminder for DMEPOS Competitive Bidding: Round 2 Recompete & National Mail-Order Recompete Suppliers
2015-01-06 Today is the Target Deadline for Authorized Officials to Register for DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Round 2 Recompete and National Mail-Order Recompete Suppliers
2015-01-20 Today is the Target Deadline for Backup Authorized Officials to Register for DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Round 2 Recompete and National Mail-Order Recompete Suppliers
2015-01-16 TWO IMPORTANT BIDDING REMINDERS Suppliers
2015-01-22 Bidding is Now Open for the Round 2 Recompete and the National Mail-Order Recompete of the Medicare Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Competitive Bidding Program Suppliers
2015-02-09 DMEPOS Competitive Bidding: Only Two Weeks Until the Covered Document Review Date Suppliers
2015-02-12 Registration Ends Tuesday for the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Round 2 Recompete & National Mail-Order Recompete Suppliers
2015-02-13 Registration Ends Tuesday for the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Round 2 Recompete & National Mail-Order Recompete Suppliers
2015-02-17 Registration Ends Today for the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Round 2 Recompete & National Mail-Order Recompete Suppliers
2015-02-19 DMEPOS Competitive Bidding: The Covered Document Review Date is this Monday Suppliers
2015-02-20 DMEPOS Competitive Bidding: The Covered Document Review Date is this Monday Suppliers
2015-02-23 DMEPOS Competitive Bidding: The Covered Document Review Date is Today Suppliers
2015-03-11 Only 2 Weeks Left to Bid for Round 2 Recompete and the National Mail-Order Recompete of the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Suppliers
2015-03-18 Only One Week Left to Bid for Round 2 Recompete and the National Mail-Order Recompete of the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Suppliers
2015-03-20 Bidding Ends Wednesday for Round 2 Recompete and the National Mail-Order Recompete of the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Suppliers
2015-03-23 Bidding Ends Wednesday for Round 2 Recompete and the National Mail-Order Recompete of the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Suppliers
2015-03-24 Bidding Ends Wednesday for Round 2 Recompete and the National Mail-Order Recompete of the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Suppliers
2015-03-26 Bidding Ends TODAY for Round 2 Recompete and the National Mail-Order Recompete of the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Suppliers
2015-03-25 IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT- The Round 2 Recompete and the National Mail-Order Recompete Electronic Bidding Deadline Extended to March 26, 2015 Suppliers
2015-04-21 DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Round 1 2017 Announced Suppliers
2015-06-02 Get Ready for DMEPOS Competitive Bidding - GET LICENSED! Suppliers
2015-06-04 IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Non-invasive Pressure Support Ventilators Removed from Round 1 2017 Suppliers
2015-07-01 Get Ready for DMEPOS Competitive Bidding - COMMON OWNERSHIP AND COMMON CONTROL Suppliers
2015-08-11 Round 1 2017: CMS Announces Timeline for the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Round 1 2017 Suppliers
2015-08-19 Get Ready for DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Suppliers
2015-08-25 Registration Now Open for DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Suppliers