On September 2, 2009, CMS is holding a Medicare DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Bidders’ Conference Call entitled “Learn the Rules to Submit a Bid Successfully.” CMS will provide an overview of the competitive bidding areas, product categories, rules for submitting bids. CMS also will address eligibility requirements such as supplier standards, subcontracting, licensure, bonding, and accreditation, and special rules for physicians and treating practitioners, skilled nursing facilities, and hospitals.