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DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program: Temporary Gap Period

January 7, 2019

MassHealth Competitive Bid Providers will be receiving a termination letter in accordance with the CMS Competitive Bid Gap Period described below. Provider files will be closed with an end date effective 12/31/2018.

All Medicare Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, & Supplies (DMEPOS) Competitive Bidding Program contracts expire on December 31, 2018. Starting January 1, 2019, there will be a temporary gap in the entire DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program that CMS expects will last until December 31, 2020. For additional information, please see the Temporary Gap Period fact sheet on CMS's website at

If you have any questions regarding this change, please contact the LTSS Provider Service Center at or call 1-844-368-5184.