The competitive bidding law and regulations specify that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) may not award a Competitive Bidding Program contract to a supplier unless that supplier meets applicable financial standards.
| Licensure for Bidding Suppliers (PDF, PDF - 152 KB)|
Suppliers submitting a bid for a product category in a competitive bidding area (CBA) must meet all DMEPOS state licensure requirements and other applicable state licensure requirements, if any, for that product category.
| Preliminary Bid Evaluation (PDF, PDF - 188 KB)|
Information about the early notification process that provides bidders with a review of their bid's enrollment requirements and an opportunity to validate requirements not met by the close of bidding.
|Required Financial Documents|
All bidding suppliers are required to submit certain financial documents for the most current year in which a tax return has been submitted.
| Review of Supplier Capacity and Expansion Plans (PDF, PDF - 206 KB)|
This fact sheet describes how CMS conducts its review of supplier capacity and expansion plans during the bid evaluation process.