On March 17, 2009, CMS will hold a Special Open Door Forum to discuss the implementation of surety bond requirements for certain DMEPOS suppliers. During this call, CMS staff will discuss:
- Key provisions of the January 2, 2009 Final Rule,
- Exemptions to the surety bond requirement,
- Implementation dates,
- The definition of a final adverse action, and
- Elevated surety bond amounts.