Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetic, Orthotic, & Supplies (DMEPOS)

There are many regulations governing the supply of DMEPOS items for Medicare beneficiaries. Physical therapists should understand how supplier enrollment, accreditation, and competitive bidding impact their ability to provide these items to their patients. In addition, there are several regulations regarding the provision of power mobility devices. The information below helps explain the various regulations for DMEPOS as well as APTA efforts to ensure that PTs are able to supply needed items to their patients.

General Information

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  • Online Complaint Form

    Use this form as the starting point to gain assistance and/or guidance from APTA staff with issues/challenges you or your patients are experiencing with durable medical equipment.

APTA Summaries

APTA Comments

CSM 2016