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The Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 was enacted on July 15, 2008.  This new law has delayed the Medicare Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Competitive Bidding Program.  CMS will provide updates and information to partners as soon as possible.  If beneficiaries have questions, they may call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227).  TTY users should call 1-877-486-2048. 

New DMEPOS Fact Sheet:Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act, 2008

LIS Toolkit: Toolkit to Assist Partners with LIS Outreach (May 2008) 

South Florida Infusion Fraud Hotline

Infusion Fraud Hotline Flyer English [PDF, 44KB]

Infusion Fraud Hotline Flyer Spanish [PDF, 56KB]

Infusion Fraud Article English [PDF, 24KB]

Infusion Fraud Article Spanish [PDF, 54KB] 

HHS site for Medicare Fraud

Protecting Medicare and You from Fraud

Additional Resources

Tip Sheet: Information Partners Can Use on Repayment of Premiums and Copayments Paid Out-of-Pocket

Important Links

National Clearinghouse for Long-Term

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