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Printed Date: 9/22/2015
DMEPOS suppliers have the option to disclose the following statement in
order to satisfy the requirement outlined in Supplier Standard 16 in lieu of
providing a copy of the standards to the beneficiary.
The products and/or services provided to you by supplier legal business name
or DBA are subject to the supplier standards contained in the Federal
regulations shown at 42 Code of Federal Regulations Section 424.57(c). These
standards concern business professional and operational matters (e.g., honoring
warranties and hours of operation). The full text of these standards can
be obtained from the U.S. Government Printing Office website. Upon request
we will furnish you a written copy of the standards.
This was last updated on 01/12/2017
Below is an abbreviated version of the supplier standards every Medicare
DMEPOS supplier must meet in order to obtain and retain billing privileges.
These standards, in their entirety, are listed in 42 C.F.R. 424.57(c).
Suppliers may download the abbreviated or the full version of the supplier
standards by selecting the appropriate attached document.
If suppliers have any questions regarding these standards, please contact the
National Supplier Clearinghouse.
The full version of the Supplier Standards may be found at 42 CFR 424.57c. An abbreviated version is attached.
*Although CMS has revised payment rules for capped rental items, supplier
standard 5 still applies for inexpensive and routinely purchased items that do
not fall into the capped rental category and applicable capped rental items
(i.e. complex rehabilitative power wheelchairs and parental/enteral pumps,
This was last updated on 12/21/2016
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Last Updated: 2/01/2020