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What is the difference between the authorized official and the delegated official?What documentation is considered acceptable regarding the verification of my National Provider Identifier (NPI)?Can Chiropractors Enroll as DMEPOS Suppliers?What information is needed to file changes of ownership?What are the responsibilities of gaseous or liquid oxygen suppliers to continue furnishing products to beneficiaries?If my application is denied, when may I reapply to the program?Standard 12 - May I contract delivery and instruction services out to someone else?When Are My Billing Privileges Effective?What information and education resources are available to suppliers from CMS?What information must be included on the insurance documentation?How will I be contacted during the processing of my application?How will I be contacted during the processing of my application?What are the qualifications to obtain and retain Medicare DMEPOS billing privileges?What documentation should be submitted with the revalidation?What documentation should be submitted with the revalidation?How can I avoid unnecessary development requests and increased processing times?How can I withdraw an application?If my pharmacy has no supplier number, but I refer cases to my other location that does, may I dispense the first dose of nebulizer medication?What IRS documents are acceptable?What IRS documents are acceptable?I recently purchased a DMEPOS company that was already accredited. With the change of ownership, is my business still accredited?What are the qualifications to provide diabetic footwear?What is considered an acceptable contract with regard to purchasing inventory?What documentation might the site inspector request?Once received, how long do I have to complete the revalidation information?Are all DMEPOS suppliers required to be accredited?When will an inspector visit my facility?Are suppliers required to have beneficiaries sign a document stating they have received warranty information? Will site inspectors look for this signature?Are suppliers required to have beneficiaries sign a document stating they have received warranty information? Will site inspectors look for this signature?Is my insurance binder sufficient proof of insurance coverage?Is my insurance binder sufficient proof of insurance coverage?How are suppliers chosen to revalidate?Is professional liability insurance and malpractice coverage the same thing?When is a supplier required to send in a change of information?What does the inspector look for with regard to inventory?What attachments should be submitted for application processing?What is the definition of a managing employee?How should a supplier notify the NSC of their accreditation status?Can I make an appointment for my site visit?How many attempts are made to complete a site visit?What is considered permanent visible signage in regard to Supplier Standard 7?Will the NSC or its contractor conduct site visits with regard to accreditation?May I share space with an existing supplier?May I share space with an existing supplier?Special Payment Rules Regarding Supplier Standard 11What is the difference between supplier standards and quality standards?What impact, if any, does a chiropractor partnering with a physician MD/DO group have on DMEPOS enrollment exemptions?How can I be sure the individual present to conduct the site visit is authorized to do so?How long will it take to process my application?Do the revised payment rules for capped rental items preclude suppliers from complying with supplier standard 5?Do the revised payment rules for capped rental items preclude suppliers from complying with supplier standard 5?Must all physical locations be enrolled individually?I am supplying drugs and pharmaceuticals only. What information should I submit to the NSC?Accreditation FAQs (Subcontracting)As a manufacturer am I able to enroll as a DMEPOS supplier and bill the Medicare program?Should my insurance paperwork show the location(s) being insured?Should my insurance paperwork show the location(s) being insured?Whom should I contact with Medicare questions?Whom should I contact with Medicare questions?Do I have to submit an authorization agreement for electronic funds transfer (CMS 588) to the NSC?Do I have to submit an authorization agreement for electronic funds transfer (CMS 588) to the NSC?Do I have to submit an authorization agreement for electronic funds transfer (CMS 588) to the NSC?Must my company have a respiratory therapist on staff if it sells oxygen?Surety Bond FAQsAs a supplier, am I required to document all communications with beneficiaries?Can I operate a durable Medicare equipment company from my home?How can I get my billing privileges reactivated?Are DMEPOS Suppliers required to deliver to the beneficiary?In what section of the 855S application should I record my address?Who is required to be included in the Ownership Interest and/or Managing Control Information (Individuals) Section?How do I send in a change of information?What are the reasons why an application may be denied?What are the reasons why an application may be denied?What individuals may sign the certification statement found in PECOS or section 15 of the CMS 855S?What individuals may sign the certification statement found in PECOS or section 15 of the CMS 855S?How do I become accredited?What is accreditation, and why is CMS requiring it for DMEPOS suppliers?How does an Indian Health Services DMEPOS supplier enroll with the NSC to obtain billing privileges?