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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?Can Chiropractors Enroll as DMEPOS Suppliers?Must all physical locations be enrolled individually?Can a medical practitioner (e.g., nurse practitioner, physician) be located at the same physical address as an enrolled pharmacy?Special Payment Rules Regarding Supplier Standard 11What is considered permanent visible signage in regard to Supplier Standard 7?When Are My Billing Privileges Effective?What is accreditation, and why is CMS requiring it for DMEPOS suppliers?As a supplier, am I required to document all communications with beneficiaries?Surety Bond FAQsWhat does the inspector look for with regard to inventory?Will the NSC or its contractor conduct site visits with regard to accreditation?What is the difference between supplier standards and quality standards?Are suppliers required to have beneficiaries sign a document stating they have received warranty information? Will site inspectors look for this signature?How should a supplier notify the NSC of their accreditation status?I recently purchased a DMEPOS company that was already accredited. With the change of ownership, is my business still accredited?How do I become accredited?Are all DMEPOS suppliers required to be accredited?I am supplying drugs and pharmaceuticals only. What information should I submit to the NSC?Are suppliers required to have beneficiaries sign a document stating they have received warranty information? Will site inspectors look for this signature?How long will it take to process my application?How is the effective date of my billing privileges determined?Accreditation FAQs (Subcontracting)What are the differences between using Twitter to receive listserv messages and using email?When is a supplier required to send in a change of information?What impact, if any, does a chiropractor partnering with a physician MD/DO group have on DMEPOS enrollment exemptions?What attachments should be submitted for application processing?Who is required to be included in section 9?What is the definition of a managing employee?Whom should I contact with Medicare questions?How will I be contacted during the processing of my application?Are DMEPOS Suppliers required to deliver to the beneficiary?How do I send in a change of information?In what section of the 855S application should I record my address?Whom should I contact with Medicare questions?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?If my application is denied, when may I reapply to the program?What IRS documents are acceptable?How can I be sure the individual present to conduct the site visit is authorized to do so?What information is needed to file changes of ownership?Should my insurance paperwork show the location(s) being insured?What is the difference between the authorized official and the delegated official?When will an inspector visit my facility?What individuals may sign the certification statement found in PECOS or section 15 of the CMS 855S?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 appeal rights exist for disaffirmed revalidations and reactivations?Can I make an appointment for my site visit?Is my insurance binder sufficient proof of insurance coverage?What is considered an acceptable contract with regard to purchasing inventory?Do I have to submit an authorization agreement for electronic funds transfer (CMS 588) to the NSC?How are suppliers chosen to revalidate?May I share space with an existing supplier?How can I withdraw an application?What documentation is considered acceptable regarding the verification of my National Provider Identifier (NPI)?Is professional liability insurance and malpractice coverage the same thing?What are the qualifications to provide diabetic footwear?What information and education resources are available to suppliers from CMS?What individuals may sign the certification statement found in PECOS or section 15 of the CMS 855S?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?May I share space with an existing supplier?How many attempts are made to complete a site visit?What are the qualifications to obtain and retain Medicare DMEPOS billing privileges?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?Do appeal rights exist for disaffirmed revalidations and reactivations?Can I operate a durable Medicare equipment company from my home?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 information must be included on the insurance documentation?What IRS documents are acceptable?Once received, how long do I have to complete the revalidation information?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?How does an Indian Health Services DMEPOS supplier enroll with the NSC to obtain billing privileges?Is my insurance binder sufficient proof of insurance coverage?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?