CMS has finalized the agenda (below) for the next meeting of the Program Advisory and Oversight Committee (PAOC) which advises the agency on implementation of the DMEPOS competitive bidding program and DMEPOS supplier quality standards. Jon Blum, CMS, and Tom Jeffers, Hill Rom Inc., are co-chairs for the committee.
Program Advisory and Oversight Committee (PAOC)
Meeting Agenda, Thursday, June 04, 2009, Marriott Hotel BWI
8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Public Registration
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. Opening Remarks
8:45 – 9:00 a.m. Introduction of New PAOC Committee
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Background on the Program

Standard Payment Rules

Competitive Bidding Demonstrations

Medicare Modernization Act of 2003

2008 Legislative Refinements
10:00 – 10:30 a.m. On-Line Bidding System
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Mid-Morning Break
10:45 – 11:30 a.m. Education on Program Requirements and Bidder Responsibilities
11:30 – 12:00 p.m. Financial Documentation
12:00 – 1:30 p.m. LUNCH (On your own)
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Licensure, Accreditation, and Subcontracting Requirements
2:30 – 3:15 p.m. New Supplier Issues
3:15 – 3:30 p.m. Mid-Afternoon Break
3:30 – 4:00 p.m. Mail Order – Diabetic Testing Supplies
4:00 – 4:15 p.m. Tentative Timeline
4:15 – 5:00 p.m. Public Comments