Contract Suppliers

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced the names of the suppliers that have been awarded contracts to provide Off-The-Shelf (OTS) Knee Braces and OTS Back Braces to Medicare beneficiaries in Round 2021 competitive bidding areas (CBAs). For a current, comprehensive list of contract supplier locations in each CBA, see the Supplier Directory below.

Supplier Directory

Contract suppliers are expected to fulfill the obligations of their contracts for the duration of the contract period of performance. For additional information, please see the Contract Supplier Obligations, Monitoring, and Education fact sheet. Starting January 1, 2021, beneficiaries with Original Medicare who obtain competitively bid items in these CBAs must obtain these items from a Round 2021 contract supplier for Medicare to pay, unless an exception applies. For a list of exceptions, please see the Exemptions from the Requirement to be a Contract Supplier for Competitively Bid Items and Services fact sheet.

Below are links to additional fact sheets and resources such as contract update requests, subcontracting disclosure requirements, and payment policies.


A report listing contract offers by CBA and product category.
Updated: 10/27/2020
Contract suppliers are responsible for fulfilling all terms of their contracts, starting on the very first day of the contract period, for the duration of the contract period of performance.
Updated: 10/27/2020
Instructions on how to request changes to contracts.
Updated: 12/22/2020
Non-contract suppliers are not eligible for Medicare Part B payment for furnishing competitively bid items in a CBA unless one or more exemptions apply.
Updated: 10/27/2020
Links to payment policies and procedures, and fact sheets such as traveling beneficiary.
Updated: 11/20/2020
Updated: 12/30/2020
Resources to find information and answers to questions.
Updated: 11/20/2020
Requirements for subcontracting relationships.
Updated: 11/20/2020
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Updated: 01/08/2021