Providers able to Order, Certify, and Prescribe Part D Drugs

According to CMS Internet Only Manual (IOM), Publication 100-08, Medicare Program Integrity Manual, Chapter 10, Section 10.6.13 - Ordering/Certifying Suppliers, depending upon state law, the following physicians and non-physician practitioners are permitted to order or certify items or services for Medicare beneficiaries:

  • Doctors of medicine or osteopathy
  • Doctors of dental surgery or dental medicine
  • Doctors of podiatry
  • Doctors of optometry
  • Physician assistants
  • Certified clinical nurse specialists
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Clinical psychologists
  • Certified nurse midwives
  • Clinical social workers
  • Residents meeting eligibility criteria (Pursuant to CMS Final Rule CMS-6010-F, residents (as defined in 42 CFR § 413.75 and which includes interns and fellows) who are enrolled in an accredited graduate medical education program in a state that licenses or otherwise enables such individual to practice or order these items or services may enroll in Medicare to order and certify).


Last Updated Mon, 19 Sep 2022 15:40:53 +0000