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Medicare Part B and DMEPOS Beneficiary Services

Only Medicare-enrolled individual physician/NPPs of a certain specialty type may order/refer for Medicare Part B and DMEPOS beneficiary service.

These individuals include:

  • Certified Nurse-Midwives;
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists;
  • Clinical Psychologists;
  • Clinical Social Workers;
  • Interns, Residents, and Fellows;
  • Nurse Practitioners;
  • Optometrists (may order/refer only laboratory and X-ray services payable under Medicare Part B and DMEPOS products/services);
  • Physician Assistants; and
  • Physicians (Doctors of Medicine or Osteopathy, Doctors of Dental Medicine, Doctors of Dental Surgery, Doctors of Podiatric Medicine, or Doctors of Optometry).