CMS has announced the CY 2018 application fee for institutional providers enrolling with Medicare, Medicaid, or Children’s Health Insurance Program. The fee will be $569 representing a slight increase from 2017. This fee is required for all institutional submission of forms CMS855A, CMS855B, or CMS855S. Physician provider groups and non-physician provider groups submitting CMS855B are exempt from the application fee. Physician groups and non-physician provider groups applying for DMEPOS enrollment are subject to the application fee. The application fee applies to new enrollment applications as well as enrollment re-validation applications.
Application fees are paid online through PECOS and should be paid prior to submitting your application when applicable. Failure to submit your application fee will result in rejection of your application.
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