CARE SERVICES, INC. SELECTED AS PROVIDER OF DIABETES SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT UNDER MEDICARE COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROGRAM
Care Services is one of only 18 suppliers of mail-order diabetic testing supplies selected by Medicare through competitive bidding.
[Cleveland, OH – April 12, 2013] – Care Services, Inc., (d.b.a. Diabetic Care Services & Pharmacy) has been awarded a national mail-order contract as part of Round 2 of the Medicare Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) Competitive Bidding Program. Care Services will provide mail-order diabetic testing supplies at competitively bid prices to beneficiaries nationwide.
The national mail-order program will go into effect July 1, 2013. Beneficiaries and Medicare will see prices, on average, 72 percent lower for mail-order diabetic testing supplies nationwide.
" Millions of Medicare recipients throughout the country are currently managing diabetes through the support of mail order supplies,” said Marc Wolf, Care Services founder and CEO. “As a family-owned and operated business, we have been serving the unique needs of the diabetes community nationwide for more than 15 years, so the opportunity to continue to offer our personalized brand of service, plus free home delivery, is exceptionally gratifying to us. "
CMS Acting Administrator Marilyn Tavenner said "Each of these contract suppliers has met our stringent standards, so beneficiaries can be assured they will receive their equipment and supplies from accredited, qualified suppliers at significantly lower prices. "
"The top priority of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services is to ensure beneficiaries – in this case, diabetes patients – maintain access to high quality diabetic supplies and equipment at a fair price,” said Cindy Wolf, Care Services Chief Operating Officer. "Through Diabetic Care Services & Pharmacy, we will provide beneficiaries with quality, brand name diabetic supplies and equipment, quality customer service and free home delivery anywhere in the country.
"Our priority goal is to make it easy and painless for Medicare beneficiaries to receive their diabetes supplies and equipment," said Wolf. “So the process is simple, beneficiaries can call our toll-free number – 1-800-633-7167 – or visit our website www.DiabeticCareServices.com and we will literally handle everything from there.
About Diabetic Care ServicesFor more information, call 1-800-633-7167 or visit www.DiabeticCareServices.com.
Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio Diabetic Care Services & Pharmacy is one of the nation’s leading mail order providers of durable medical equipment supplies and prescription medications for customers with diabetes and related conditions. For both Medicare and private insurance customers, Diabetic Care Services & Pharmacy delivers one-stop shopping, 24/7 personalized customer service and free home delivery on more than 1,000 brand name diabetes supplies and prescription medications.