CMS Provides Education on Electronic Medicare Cost Report Submission

  —Portal for Submission Now Open for Business NAHC Report has provided routine coverage of efforts by the Centers for Medicare &Medicaid Services (CMS) to streamline Medicare cost report submission requirements.   In early May, CMS held a webcast to demonstrate use of the new Medicare Cost Report e-Filing System (MCReF), which became an option for…

CMS Set to Launch Option for Electronic Cost Report Submission

As part of the Fiscal Year 2018 hospital payment rule, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized proposals allowing providers to utilize an electronic signature on the Medicare cost report (MCR) — in lieu of an original signature — and to submit electronically the cost report certification and settlement summary document.  In an…