Are all DMEPOS suppliers required to be accredited?

DMEPOS suppliers choosing to obtain/maintain Medicare billing privileges must submit accreditation documentation to the National Supplier Clearinghouse.

Those suppliers exempt from accreditation are:

  • Suppliers providing drug and pharmaceuticals only
  • Physicians, including dentists
  • Audiologists
  • Optometrists
  • Orthotists
  • Prosthetists, including occularists
  • Opticians
  • Occupational therapists
  • Physical therapists
Exempt suppliers are reminded that accreditation exemptions only extend to the normal scope of services for the supplier specialty. Any products or services provided outside the normal range of services will require accreditation to obtain/maintain Medicare billing privileges.

Contact NSC

Email National Supplier Clearinghouse

Contact a specific NSC department

Telephone: 866-238-9652

IVR: 866-238-9652


National Supplier Clearinghouse

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P.O. Box 100142

Columbia, SC 29202-3142

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