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Doctor Diabetic Supply Awarded by Medicare to Provide Mail-Order Diabetic Testing Supplies in 10 Metropolitan Areas
Date:5/22/2008

MIAMI, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctor Diabetic Supply, Inc., one of the nation's leading distributors of diabetic testing supplies, announced today that it has been selected by The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to provide mail-order diabetic testing supplies to beneficiaries in 10 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs). The selection of Doctor Diabetic Supply is a result of the first round of the Medicare durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) competitive bidding program. The award covers supplies furnished from July 1, 2008 through March 31, 2010.

"Doctor Diabetic Supply appreciates the level of confidence Medicare has placed in our company, and we look forward to welcoming new customers to the Doctor Diabetic family," said George Heisel, Doctor Diabetic Supply's CEO.

The 10 Metropolitan Areas included in the contract scope are:

-- Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord (NC-SC)

-- Cincinnati-Middletown (OH-KY-IN)

-- Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor (OH)

-- Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington (TX)

-- Kansas City (MO-KS)

-- Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Palm Beach (FL)

-- Orlando-Kissimmee (FL)

-- Pittsburgh (PA)

-- Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario (CA)

-- San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo (PR)

Only a few selected Medicare suppliers, in addition to Doctor Diabetic Supply, will be authorized by Medicare to furnish diabetic testing supplies to an estimated 200,000 beneficiaries who are served by mail-orders in these areas.

Those interested in learning more about how to enroll with Doctor Diabetic Supply can visit https://www.doctordiabetic.com/enroll.asp , or call toll-free 1-800-852-1652.

Detailed information about the DMEPOS competitive bidding program can be found at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/DMEPOSCompetitiveBid .


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