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Printed Date: 9/22/2015
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, etc.).
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Last Updated: 12/21/2016