All DMEPOS suppliers are required to submit this type of surety bond
As defined in Section 424.57 of 42 CFR, a DMEPOS supplier is “an entity or individual, including a physician or Part A provider, that sells or rents Part B covered DMEPOS items to Medicare beneficiaries and that meets the DMEPOS supplier standards.”
A Part A provider is a hospital, skilled nursing facility, home health agency, hospital or comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation facility, or a related organization.
Part B covered DMEPOS items are those that have been prescribed by the patient’s Primary Care Provider (PCP).
Detailed information can be found on the CMS.gov website below: