New MedicaeE fingerprint-based background checks are now required for new HHAs and DME;s and only upon request.
Site Visits –Enhanced Medicare Screening Requirements now require site visits for certain new enrollees, and also for certain changes.
These are address/operational status checks only.
Ambulance service suppliers
Community mental health centers (CMHCs)
Comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation facilities (CORFs)
Independent clinical laboratories
Independent diagnostic testing facilities
Physical therapists enrolling as individuals or as group practices
Portable x-ray suppliers (PXRSs)
New and Revalidating home health agencies (HHAs)
New and Revalidating DMEPOS suppliers