Total eMedical Wins Round 1 of Medicare Competitive Bid Process

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Demonstrates it continuous commitment to providing customers with quality, savings and excellence for Diabetic Testing Supplies, Walkers and other durable medical equipment

Total eMedical, a premier physician-supervised durable medical equipment supplier and leading diabetes testing supplies company, is pleased to announce they have been awarded 10 of the 356 contracts from Medicare during the first round of the competitive bidding process. By winning the bid from Medicare, Total eMedical will be eligible to supply Medicare beneficiaries as of 1 January 2001 in the following nine areas:

  •     Charlotte,
  •     Cincinnati,
  •     Cleveland,
  •     Dallas,
  •     Kansas City,
  •     Miami,
  •     Orlando,
  •     Pittsburgh, and
  •     Riverside

"We are pleased to be awarded multiple contracts in the first round, and believe it demonstrates that we are succeeding as one of Medicare’s ‘Competitive Bid’ winning providers for quality, savings and excellence,” states Dr. Howard Rudnick, CEO of Total eMedical. “At a time when everyone including the federal government is seeking to tighten their budgets, we are happy to deliver high quality diabetes testing supplies, rollators and walkers to Medicare beneficiaries in these nine regions and look forward to demonstrating our old-fashion customer service to each and every one of them.”

As reported by HME News on November 3, 2010:

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded 1,217 DMEPOS competitive bidding program contracts with 356 suppliers. The contract suppliers have 662 locations to serve Medicare beneficiaries in these competitive bidding areas. All contract suppliers were required to comply with Medicare enrollment rules, be licensed and accredited, and meet financial standards.

Because beneficiaries pay 20 percent coinsurance on the payment amount for DMEPOS, they will directly benefit from the lower prices. Based on bids submitted by these suppliers, beneficiaries and Medicare will see prices, on average, 32 percent lower than Medicare currently pays for the same items.”

ABOUT Total eMedical
Total eMedical, committed to providing quality products and customer service since 2005, is a rapidly growing, family owned and operated business. Specializing in providing Medicare approved Diabetes Testing Supplies, ostomy supplies, arthritis products, respiratory care, pain management and erectile dysfunction products Total eMedical supplies patients in all fifty states, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands. http://www.TotalEMedical.com

Connect with TOTAL eMEDICAL online at http://www.totalemedical.com, or by calling (561) 499-3201.

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