Newsflash for Providers Considering Medicare Enrollment

May 17, 2012

Effective May 14, 2012, CMS has updated its enrollment process for Medicare providers. Providers and suppliers can now submit their enrollment applications 30 days sooner. CMS-855 enrollment applications and Internet-based PECOS applications may now be submitted 60 days prior to the effective date.

This new policy does NOT apply to the following groups:

1. Providers and suppliers submitting a Form CMS-855A application

2. Ambulatory Surgical Centers (ASCs)

3. Portable X-ray Suppliers (PXRSs)