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Must all physical locations be enrolled individually?When Are My Billing Privileges Effective?Surety Bond FAQsWill the NSC or its contractor conduct site visits with regard to accreditation?How do I become accredited?How long will it take to process my application?What impact, if any, does a chiropractor partnering with a physician MD/DO group have on DMEPOS enrollment exemptions?Who is required to be included in section 9?How will I be contacted during the processing of my application?Are DMEPOS Suppliers required to deliver to the beneficiary?In what section of the 855S application should I record my address?How will I be contacted during the processing of my application?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?What are the reasons why an application may be denied?Should my insurance paperwork show the location(s) being insured?How can I get my billing privileges reactivated?Do the revised payment rules for capped rental items preclude suppliers from complying with supplier standard 5?Do I have to submit an authorization agreement for electronic funds transfer (CMS 588) to the NSC?Do the revised payment rules for capped rental items preclude suppliers from complying with supplier standard 5?Should my insurance paperwork show the location(s) being insured?What are the reasons why an application may be denied?Do I have to submit an authorization agreement for electronic funds transfer (CMS 588) to the NSC?Can I operate a durable Medicare equipment company from my home?What documentation should be submitted with the revalidation?What documentation might the site inspector request?How can I avoid unnecessary development requests and increased processing times?As a manufacturer am I able to enroll as a DMEPOS supplier and bill the Medicare program?What documentation should be submitted with the revalidation?What is the difference between the authorized official and the delegated official?Can I make an appointment for my site visit?What is the definition of a managing employee?What attachments should be submitted for application processing?Is my insurance binder sufficient proof of insurance coverage?Is my insurance binder sufficient proof of insurance coverage?Standard 12 - May I contract delivery and instruction services out to someone else?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?I am supplying drugs and pharmaceuticals only. What information should I submit to the NSC?What information and education resources are available to suppliers from CMS?What is accreditation, and why is CMS requiring it for DMEPOS suppliers?What are the qualifications to obtain and retain Medicare DMEPOS billing privileges?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?Once received, how long do I have to complete the revalidation information?What documentation is considered acceptable regarding the verification of my National Provider Identifier (NPI)?What IRS documents are acceptable?What IRS documents are acceptable?What are the qualifications to provide diabetic footwear?How can I be sure the individual present to conduct the site visit is authorized to do so?I recently purchased a DMEPOS company that was already accredited. With the change of ownership, is my business still accredited?Can Chiropractors Enroll as DMEPOS Suppliers?What is considered an acceptable contract with regard to purchasing inventory?What information must be included on the insurance documentation?Are all DMEPOS suppliers required to be accredited?How do I send in a change of information?How are suppliers chosen to revalidate?Is professional liability insurance and malpractice coverage the same thing?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?Accreditation FAQs (Subcontracting)How does an Indian Health Services DMEPOS supplier enroll with the NSC to obtain billing privileges?When will an inspector visit my facility?When is a supplier required to send in a change of information?How should a supplier notify the NSC of their accreditation status?Whom should I contact with Medicare questions?Whom should I contact with Medicare questions?What does the inspector look for with regard to inventory?As a supplier, am I required to document all communications with beneficiaries?How many attempts are made to complete a site visit?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?What information is needed to file changes of ownership?How can I withdraw an application?Special Payment Rules Regarding Supplier Standard 11May I share space with an existing supplier?May I share space with an existing supplier?What is the difference between supplier standards and quality standards?What is considered permanent visible signage in regard to Supplier Standard 7?