QPI COVID-19 Memo

COVID-19 Update!

Flattening the Curve.

We’re getting multiple notifications from DME Providers across the nation that they’ve opted to work remotely. At this time, QPI Healthcare Services has decided to allow its employees to work remotely as well. Please allow time for our staff to relocate their work stations remotely today, Monday, March 23, 2020.

Orders

President Trump has announced that CMS is allowing the expansion of Telehealth benefits through a new 1135 Waiver. Medicare beneficiaries may consult with their physician from home, rather than in the office. For more information, please visit https://www.cms.gov/newsroom/fact-sheets/medicare-telemedicine-health-care-provider-fact-sheet .

Deliveries

It is to our understanding that all Suppliers are currently operating as normal. Remember, delivery drivers are not currently acquiring signatures.

Competitive Bid

We’ve recently received several questions concerning Competitive Bid. COVID-19 has not affected Competitive Bid. CMS has not announced a delay. For more information, please visit https://www.dmecompetitivebid.com/cbic/cbic2021.nsf/DocsCat/Home

Staying Healthy

Use hand sanitizer. Wash your hands. Cough into your elbow. If you are making deliveries, please use Personal Protective Equipment such as latex gloves and N-95 respirator masks.