Round 1 Recompete Summary

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is required by law to recompete contracts under the Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Competitive Bidding Program (CBP) at least once every three years. CMS conducted the Round 1 Recompete competition for six product categories in the same nine competitive bidding areas (CBAs) as the Round 1 Rebid. 

The Round 1 Recompete contracts and prices became effective on January 1, 2014. Beneficiaries with Original Medicare who obtained competitively bid items across the six product categories in those nine CBAs were required to obtain those items from a contract supplier unless an exception applied. The Round 1 Recompete contracts and prices expired on December 31, 2016. 



Round 1 Recompete included the same nine CBAs as Round 1 Rebid.



Round 1 Recompete included six product categories.



The single payment amounts for all Round 1 Recompete product categories.


Fact Sheets


12/29/2023 Antitrust Guidance
12/29/2023 Change of Ownership
12/29/2023 Common Ownership and Control
12/29/2023 Competitive Bidding Areas (CBAs)
12/29/2023 Contract Supplier Obligations
12/29/2023 Covered Document Review Date
12/29/2023 Eligibility Requirements
12/29/2023 Enteral Nutrition
12/29/2023 Exemptions from the Requirement to Be a Contract Supplier for Competitively Bid Items and Services
12/29/2023 Grandfathering for Oxygen and Oxygen Equipment
12/29/2023 Grandfathering for Rented DME
12/29/2023 Items and Services
12/29/2023 Licensure for Bidding Suppliers
12/29/2023 Licensure for Contract Suppliers
12/29/2023 Prescription for Specific Brand or Mode of Delivery to Avoid an Adverse Medical Outcome
12/29/2023 Required Financial Documents
12/29/2023 Requirement to Submit a Bona Fide Bid
12/29/2023 Review of Supplier Capacity and Expansion Plans
12/29/2023 Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) and Nursing Facilities (NFs)
12/29/2023 Subcontracting of DMEPOS Services
12/29/2023 Supplier Marketing Guidelines
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Updated: 12/29/2023