COVID-19 Information


As of early November 2021, waivers concerning Medicare Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) Supplier Standards have been lifted:

  • Supplier standard #9 - Business Phone, maintains a primary business telephone that is operating at the appropriate site listed under the name of the business locally or toll-free for beneficiaries. 
  • Supplier standard #30 - Minimum hours of operation, except as specified in paragraph (c)(30)(ii) of this section, is open to the public a minimum of 30 hours per week.

Enrolled and newly enrolling suppliers are expected to meet all DMEPOS supplier standards. For more information, go to NSC - Medicare Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) Supplier Standards (palmettogba.com).

Also note the following: 

  • The NSC resumed normal site visit activity.  Therefore, any enrollment application received will not be finalized until a site visit is conducted.
  • CMS has resumed revalidation activities in a phased approach for existing providers and suppliers that missed their revalidation due date during the PHE. Revalidation letters were sent in November 2021 with due dates in early 2022.

 



Last Updated: 12/03/2021