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Printed Date: 9/22/2015
CMS recently released a Technical Direction Letter (TDL) providing clarification to the accreditation requirements for suppliers of Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies. Suppliers enrolled with the National Supplier Clearinghouse (NSC) prior to March 1, 2008, must submit accreditation documentation to the NSC no later than October 1, 2009. Also detailed in the TDL are additional supplier types that require accreditation. Pedorthists, mastectomy fitters, orthopedic fitters/technicians and athletic trainers shall require accreditation to obtain/maintain Medicare billing privileges. Those suppliers exempt from accreditation are:
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Last Updated: 12/31/2018