8/16/2012 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announces bidding timeline, begins bidder education program
8/20/2012* Registration for user IDs and passwords begins
9/7/2012* Authorized Officials are strongly encouraged to register no later than this date
9/28/2012* Backup Authorized Officials are strongly encouraged to register no later than this date
10/15/2012* CMS opens 60-day bid window for Round 1 Recompete
10/19/2012* Registration closes
11/14/2012* Covered document review date for bidders to submit financial documents
12/14/2012* 60-day bid window closes
Spring 2013* CMS announces single payment amounts, begins contracting process
Fall 2013* CMS announces contract suppliers, begins contract supplier education campaign.
Fall 2013* CMS begins supplier, referral agent, and beneficiary education campaign
January 1, 2014* Implementation of Round 1 Recompete contracts and prices
* Dates listed are target dates. Actual dates will be announced through listserv notice. Keep informed – click here to sign up to receive important updates regarding the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program.