CMS Notice to physicians and providers who have not enrolled or updated their Medicare enrollment since November 2003

Chicago — (March 5, 2010) 


CMS has issued a reminder that physicians and non-physician practitioners who have not enrolled or updated their Medicare enrollment since November 2003 will need to complete an initial enrollment application. CMS’s Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System (PECOS) does not contain information for physicians and non-physician practitioners enrolled before November 2003 who have not updated their enrollment record since that time.

Please click here for information from CMS to assist you in protecting, completing and submitting your Medicare enrollment application via Internet-based PECOS.


Founded in 1905, the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) is an educational, research and scientific society with more than 50,000 members organized to raise and maintain the standards of the medical practice of anesthesiology. ASA is committed to ensuring that physician anesthesiologists evaluate and supervise the medical care of patients before, during, and after surgery to provide the highest quality and safest care that every patient deserves.

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