Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Accreditation and State License

     A Durable Medical Equipment License, sometimes abbreviated as DME License, is vital to any aspiring medical professional. Elite Accreditation is the best company to go to for a DME Accreditation consultation.

 

 Durable medical equipment includes medical supplies, from hospital beds, electric wheelchairs, & lift chairs. DME Supplies are a broad category, and attempting to ascertain reimbursement from Medicare without the proper state license and accreditation will be the company's demise. Individual states do not require a permit; some states** do and also include more strict guidelines through state regulations as to who can and cannot own a license for DME. 

 

Suppose you want your business to be able to make the most of the Private Insurance, Medicare, MediCal | Medicaid, and Cash Payer types. In that case, Elite Accreditation's DME accreditation consultation is imperative for you to retain. We have helped hundreds of newly started companies save hundreds of thousands of dollars in preventing them from making mistakes of others and giving them the confidence needed to start up a new DME Company successfully. 

 

Accreditation and Licensing are a requirement for Medicare, MediCal | Medicaid, Private Insurance, and Even Cash Paying Patients. Medicare Requires it; Private Insurances are following their lead. Act Today to Ensure your Vitality in this very competitive market. 

 

    Center for Medicare and Medicaid wrote into federal regulations around twenty years ago that all DME Companies that expect to receive reimbursement must have the Medicare Deem Status that gives them the "Accredited Status." As should be supposed, durable medical equipment is also intended to be sustainable, withstand multiple uses, and be used by various patients. A proper durable medical equipment license will enable you to use the best medical products out there legally. Having skilled & trained staff, orientation trained on the facility and business with facility quality improvement initiatives are just some ways that Medicare Standards in Regulations are written to enforce integrity filled DME Company. The amount of fraudulent activity in this healthcare business sector has been absurd and gross in the years past. The government has taken much time and resources to build systems into place that go to prevent this from recurring in the future years. So you and your business must be set up to enforce internal policies that go great lengths to protect you and your staff from wrongful incrimination against overbilling, upcoding, and not have the medical necessity from the physician that goes to justify the DME product ordered.

 

Thanks to our customer base of over 515 (as of 9/21) clients already served, we have streamlined this process of obtaining the necessary licenses and accreditation. We have mastered this process to understand what has to be done and when it must be done, not just for our home base of California but for the entire 50 US States and Regions. Thanks to the accreditation consultants at Elite Accreditation, it is no problem for us to obtain your DME accreditation or DME license for your business and get you on the right path to success.

 

Our staff is prepared to offer you one of two packages to get your DME business up and operational:

Package A is a full-service package whereby we come to your site and implement the executable items necessary to get you accredited. While doing this, we educate and train you and your staff on what we are doing and why we do it. We provide the labor involved in getting the tasks completed necessary for your initial survey. Plus, you get our policy and procedure manual for new DME, the employee handbook for DME, Job descriptions, performance evaluations, quality plans with studies identified for initial start-ups, a physical review of all your applications, including Medicare's 855, 580, and 460. Also, last but not least, we provide you with full support while at your site and after we have left your facility. 

 

{airfare, hotel, food are all included in package A}

 

 Package B is our more affordable package. This package provides you with everything you need, like Package A, except for the significant difference in labor. We do not do the work for you; we merely guide you to the same rewards and goals as the first package. The difference is labor and travel expenses between the two packages.

 

Package A - *$7,500.00

 

Full Labor support of 40 hours

 

Unlimited Phone Support

 

Unlimited Email Support

 

Policy and Procedures Manuals

 

Application(s) Execution and Submission of 855/460/588

 

State & CMS* Applications

 

Employee File Preparation

 

Facility Set-Up

 

Billing System Determination and training coordinated with the chosen software application.

 

Medical Record and Forms Determinations

 

Budget Establishment

 

Marketing Plans

 

DME Product and Inventory PAR establishment

 

Hotel, Airfare, Car Rental, and Lunches 

          

 

Package B - *$1995.00

 

Take Package A and subtract out the labor, Hotel, Airfare, Lunches, Car Rental, leaving you with everything above in package A but, we act openly as a consultant, whereas in package A we do the work for you. In this package, we instruct you on how to do the job.      

 

CMS*-Centers for Medicare Services

**State Licensure is required of any DME business wishing to sell products online, out of state licenses are required for all 50 states across the U.S.-the additional fee of $5K is added to the package for the out of state licensure attainment     

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Package B (no labor)