Registration

Registration for DBidS is Closed

Registration closed for the Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Bidding System, DBidS, on August 16, 2019, at 8:59:59 p.m. prevailing Eastern Time. However, it is very important you keep your Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Identity Management (IDM) System user ID and password active to access Connexion, the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program’s secure portal. Registration for Connexion will remain open indefinitely.

You may also continue to access the IDM System to modify your profile. You may update your contact information including your email address, mailing address, and phone number. We will use your email address to send important information regarding your bid(s), so it is extremely important to keep your email address active. Please review the How to Update Information in the CMS Identity Management (IDM) System for step-by-step instructions and tips to help you modify your profile successfully. 

Click on the "Visit CMS IDM System" button below to update your contact information or request access to Connexion.

Please call the Competitive Bidding Implementation Contractor (CBIC) customer service center at 877-577-5331 between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. prevailing Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, for assistance with registration, passwords, account unlocks, and user role updates or changes.

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Resources

The antitrust laws protect competition and prohibit collusion. Price fixing, bid rigging, and other forms of collusion, including agreements to allocate customers or divide markets, are illegal.
Updated: 05/07/2019
This table includes the actions each user role can perform in the Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Bidding System, DBidS, and in Connexion, the program’s secure portal. Updated on 11/20/2020 to add new actions that each user role can perform in Connexion.
Updated: 11/20/2020
Medicare enrolled DMEPOS suppliers, including DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program contract suppliers, must meet the DMEPOS quality standards.
Updated: 05/07/2019
Medicare enrolled DMEPOS suppliers, including DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program contract suppliers, must meet the DMEPOS supplier standards.
Updated: 05/07/2019
A bidder must meet certain eligibility requirements before it can be awarded a contract under the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program.
Updated: 05/07/2019
The Social Security Act mandates that appropriate steps be taken to ensure that small suppliers have an opportunity to be considered for participation in the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program.
Updated: 05/07/2019
A glossary of key terms under the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program.
Updated: 10/27/2020
Round 2021 includes the following changes to the program. Updated on 10/27/2020 to add the “Increased Transparency for Bidders” section.
Updated: 10/27/2020
eChat is available.

Updated: 01/25/2021