The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will host an audio conference/Q&A session regarding Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) supplier accreditation.

This audio conference is designed to provide guidance to DMEPOS suppliers regarding accreditation and will discuss compliance with the DMEPOS Quality Standards and the accreditation process, and will include a open forum session. To view the presentation materials, please click on the following link:

The conference call is July 15, 2008, from 1:30-3:00 p.m. EDT. In order to receive the call-in information, you must register for the call. It is important to note that if you are planning to sit in with a group, only one person needs to register to receive the call-in data. This registration is solely to reserve a phone line, NOT to allow participation. If you cannot attend the call, replay information is available below.

Registration will close at 1:00 p.m. EDT on July 14, 2008, or when available space has been filled; no exceptions will be made.

  1. To register for the call participants need to go to:
  2. Fill in all required data.
  3. Verify your time zone is displayed correctly the drop down box.
  4. Click "Register".
  5. You will be taken to the "Thank you for registering" page and will receive a confirmation email shortly thereafter.

A replay option will be available shortly following the end of the call, and will be accessible from July 15, 2008, at 4:00 p.m. EDT through July 22, 2008, at 11:59 p.m. EDT. The call in data for the replay is (800) 642-1687 and the passcode is 49364905.