Meet CMS requirements with our DMEPOS Pharmacy Accreditation.
NABP’s durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS) accreditation is a cost-effective way to help you meet the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requirements to gain Medicare Part B billing privileges. NABP’s DMEPOS Pharmacy Accreditation is a 3-year accreditation for pharmacies that dispense DMEPOS products and services. This accreditation proudly shows Medicare beneficiaries, who visit your pharmacy, that they receive quality products, services, and patient care associated with DMEPOS products.
Whether NABP accreditation is new for your business or you are already NABP accredited and are looking to expand your portfolio, our processes simplify your journey toward DMEPOS Pharmacy Accreditation.
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Apply for DMEPOS Pharmacy Accreditation as a stand-alone program or maximize your investment by creating a comprehensive compliance package for one streamlined, cost-effective accreditation process.
Having NABP’s DMEPOS Pharmacy Accreditation:
Demonstrates pharmacy practice standards meet the CMS requirements
Allows the pharmacy to bill CMS for Medicare Part B
Shows pharmacy commitment to quality patient care
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Practices that demonstrate regulatory compliance and high-quality patient care can earn this voluntary accreditation and better position their business to patients. Complete the form to request more information.
To apply for an NABP accreditation, you must meet and maintain basic eligibility requirements. Review the DMEPOS Pharmacy Accreditation eligibility requirements below to determine if you are qualified to apply.
- You are a licensed pharmacy operating in the United States:
- You have current and active licenses, in all jurisdictions in which you are conducting business and serving predominately human patients (defined as veterinary prescription volume less than 20%).
- You are operational in all activities for at least 30 days and have at least 10 billed prescriptions (Note: billed prescriptions do not need to be for Medicare customers).
- You have a licensed pharmacist (ie, responsible person/pharmacist-in-charge) in full and actual charge of your pharmacy operations, personnel, and compliance with federal and state regulations, laws, and rules regarding the practice of pharmacy.
- Your business location cannot be a personal residence.
- Your licensed pharmacy is seeking DMEPOS Pharmacy Accreditation for DMEPOS products approved for accreditation by NABP.
Accreditation Standards Overview
NABP’s DMEPOS Pharmacy Accreditation Standards are inclusive of the CMS Quality Standards. The Quality Standards are guidelines used by the CMS-approved accrediting organizations to which suppliers must comply to attain DMEPOS Pharmacy Accreditation. The DMEPOS Pharmacy Accreditation Standards Overview provides a brief introduction to the set of standards a pharmacy must meet to achieve accreditation. Applicants will receive an NABP DMEPOS P&P Assessment that details focus points for each document to assist in P&P development.
DMEPOS Products Approved for Accreditation by NABP
NABP’s DMEPOS Pharmacy Accreditation program is best suited to pharmacies that distribute DMEPOS products that fall within the program’s scope of accreditation.
NABP is currently approved by CMS to accredit the following product categories from the Medicare Enrollment Application:
Devices & Equipment
- Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Devices and/or Supplies
- Enteral Equipment and/or Supplies
- Insulin Infusion Pumps & Pump Supplies
- Nebulizer Equipment and/or Supplies
- Parenteral Equipment and/or Supplies
- Respiratory Assist Devices
- External Infusion Pumps & Pump Supplies
Mobility Assistance Equipment
- Seat Lift Mechanisms
Prosthetics & Orthotics
- Diabetic Shoes/Inserts (Custom & Non-custom)
- Breast Prostheses and/or Accessories
- Blood Glucose Monitors and/or Supplies (mail order & non-mail order)
- Enteral Nutrients
- Heat & Cold Applications
- Ostomy Supplies
- Parenteral Nutrients
- Surgical Dressings
Contact the National Supplier Clearinghouse (NSC) or your DME Medicare Administrative Contractor for information on product category-specific information and billing questions. When selecting product categories, facilities must consider the applicable licensure requirements and know which product categories are included in the competitive bidding programs of their service area.