2016 Medicare, State medicaid programs, Nick Provider Enrollment Application Fee Introduced

CMS has introduced the CY 2016 provider enrollment application fee is $554, up slightly from $553 in 2015. This application fee is needed for institutional suppliers that are initially enrolling or revalidating enrollment within the Medicare or State medicaid programs program or even the Children’s Medical Health Insurance Program (Nick) or adding a brand new Medicare practice location on or after The month of january 1, 2016 as well as on or before December 31, 2016. Observe that CMS utilizes a broad meaning of institutional organizations susceptible to the applying fee it is applicable to “[a]ny provider or supplier that submits a paper Medicare enrollment application while using CMS-855A, CMS-855B (excluding physician and non-physician specialist organizations), CMS-855S, or connected Internet-based PECOS enrollment application,” together with additional groups of State medicaid programs-only and Nick-only institutional providers. CMS estimations that roughly 55,000 Medicare institutional providers and 30,000 State medicaid programs and Nick institutional providers is going to be susceptible to a credit card applicatoin fee in CY 2016.