DMEPOS Enrollment Fee Change
In the November 4, 2011, Federal Register, CMS published an increase in the enrollment fee for suppliers. This fee affects optical dispensaries providing post-cataract eyeglasses to Medicare beneficiaries, including those owned by ophthalmologists and optometrists.
For those suppliers who are enrolling for the first time, revalidating, or making a change to their existing application, the 2012 enrollment fee will be $523. The new fee is effective on January 1, 2012. The current fee of $505 was put into place on March 25, 2011 and remains in effect for any applications filed before the end of 2011.