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About the data

  • The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) gathered the data contained in the supplier directory from the National Supplier Clearinghouse (NSC) .
  • The supplier directory helps you find information about suppliers throughout the U.S. CMS and its contractors work hard to provide accurate and complete information, but occasional errors may occur. Neither the U.S. Government nor CMS assumes any legal liability for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, product, or process disclosed in the supplier directory, or represents that use of such information, product, or process wouldn't infringe on privately owned rights. Find out more about the ways CMS ensures quality information .
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Update Data

The information in this directory comes from your CMS 855-S enrollment application on file with the National Supplier Clearinghouse (NSC) . All changes must be submitted to the NSC within 30 days of the change using the CMS 855-S enrollment application form or the Provider Enrollment, Chain, and Ownership System (PECOS).



An agreement by your doctor, provider, or supplier to be paid directly by Medicare, to accept the payment amount Medicare approves for the service, and not to bill you for any more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance.

Certificate of medical necessity

A form that your doctor must complete for you to get Medicare coverage for certain medical equipment.


An amount you may be required to pay as your share of the cost for services after you pay any deductibles. Coinsurance is usually a percentage (for example, 20%).

Contract suppliers (for competitively bid categories)

For Medicare to pay for the equipment and supplies in these categories, you must use one of the suppliers marked with star icon. These suppliers must accept Medicare's approved payment amount as payment in full for competitive bid items.


The amount you must pay for health care or prescriptions before Original Medicare, your prescription drug plan, or your other insurance begins to pay.

Durable Medical Equipment

Certain medical equipment, like a walker, wheelchair, or hospital bed, that's ordered by your doctor for use in the home.

Medically necessary

Health care services or supplies needed to prevent, diagnose, or treat an illness, injury, condition, disease, or its symptoms and that meet accepted standards of medicine.

Medicare Advantage Plan (Part C)

A type of Medicare health plan offered by a private company that contracts with Medicare to provide you with all your Part A and Part B benefits. Medicare Advantage Plans include Health Maintenance Organizations, Preferred Provider Organizations, Private Fee-for-Service Plans, Special Needs Plans, and Medicare Medical Savings Account Plans. If you're enrolled in a Medicare Advantage Plan, Medicare services are covered through the plan and aren't paid for under Original Medicare. Most Medicare Advantage Plans offer prescription drug coverage.

Medicare-approved amount

In Original Medicare, this is the amount a doctor or supplier that accepts assignment can be paid. It may be less than the actual amount a doctor or supplier charges. Medicare pays part of this amount and you're responsible for the difference.

Medigap policy

Medicare Supplement Insurance sold by private insurance companies to fill 'gaps' in Original Medicare coverage.


Equipment that delivers medicine in a mist form to your lungs.

Original Medicare

Original Medicare is fee-for-service coverage under which the government pays your health care providers directly for your Part A and/or Part B benefits.


Devices that correct or support the function of body parts. Examples include leg, arm, and neck braces.

Patient lifts

A medical device used to lift you from a bed or wheelchair.


Devices that substitute for a missing body part. Examples include artificial legs, arms, and eyes.

Prosthetic devices

Medical equipment (other than dental) that replaces all or part of an internal body organ.

Suppliers that participate in Medicare

These suppliers must accept Medicare assignment for all equipment and supplies. This means they accept the Medicare-approved amount as payment in full and can only bill you for the Medicare deductible or coinsurance.