CMS Delays Round Two of Bidding by 6 Months

According to a new timeline, Round 2 of competitive bidding will be delayed by at least six months.

Under

a revised schedule presented April 5th at a meeting of the Program Advisory

and Oversight Committee (PAOC), under the revised timeline, contract winners will be announced

in Spring 2013 and the prices and contracts would be implemented in the

Summer of 2013.