Surety Bond FAQs

CMS announced on December 29, 2008, some DMEPOS suppliers will be subject to a surety bond requirement to obtain/maintain Medicare billing privileges. In an attempt to keep the supplier community informed, CMS has released a series of frequently asked questions regarding the bonding requirement. This list will be updated as additional information becomes available. See the list of surety bond FAQs below.


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