Health Law Checkup - New Colorado Durable Medical Equipment Supplier License Requirements Become Effective 12-31-14
by Eric L. Kintner
Effective December 31, 2014, durable medical equipment (DME) suppliers that do business in the State of Colorado will be required to have a license from the Colorado Secretary of State. In addition, as part of the license application, DME suppliers are required to sign an affidavit attesting that (1) the supplier has one or more physical locations within Colorado or within 50 miles of the border of Colorado, (2) the supplier has sufficient inventory and staff to service or repair products and (3) the supplier is accredited by an accrediting organization acceptable to the Federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The DME supplier license application and affidavit are available on the Colorado Secretary of State’s website.