What is a Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) Bond?

Medicare Bonds, often referred to as DMEPOS Bonds, are mandatory for manufacturers and suppliers of durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and supplies (DMEPOS).¬† The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a final rule titled, "Medicare Program: Surety Bond Requirement for Suppliers of Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS)" in the Federal Register on January 2, 2009. ¬†This final rule implemented Section 4312(a) of the Balanced … [Read more...]