Enroll in Medicare - JF Part A
Enroll in Medicare
Before jumping into Medicare Enrollment applications, it is best to be prepared. To ensure an enrollment has everything necessary to properly complete a Medicare application(s), access the below related information from this webpage.
- Enrollment for Specialties
- Prepare and Get Started
- Application Timeframes
- Required Applications and Tips
- Provider Transaction Access Number (PTAN)
- Enrollment Types Noridian Does Not Handle
Enrollments are required to use National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES) to obtain National Provider Identifier (NPI) and keep NPI information up-to-date, including addresses, phone numbers, and taxonomy codes
- Enrollments must obtain at least one Type 2 (Organization) NPI. The number of type-2 NPIs an organization obtains is an individual business decision. Type 2 NPIs - Physician groups, hospitals, nursing homes, group practices, pharmacies (not all-inclusive listing)
- When there are changes in information such as name, Tax Identification Number (TIN), address, primary practice location, taxonomy code, contact person and/or authorized officials, providers must update their NPPES information and their Medicare enrollment within 30 days
- View National Provider Identifier (NPI) webpage for more details
|Application Type||Processing Time|
|PECOS||On average, it can take 15 to 50 calendar days before application is sent to state and CMS for approval|
|Paper||On average, it can take 30 to 65 calendar days before application is sent to state and CMS for approval|
- Once Noridian has completed the reviewal of the application, a Recommendation for Approval Letter is sent to the State Agency and CMS. There is no set timeframe for their review.
- Additional days after State and CMS approval Noridian will have additional days to finalize enrollment records.
Submit in One of Two Ways
- Internet-based PECOS (highly encouraged method) - PECOS Web allows enrollments to securely submit applications and review/update current file information via Internet. Prior to submission, providers must upload all required supporting documentation and electronically sign certification statement
- Paper - Part A enrollments must complete an 855A application. Access form from Enrollment Forms webpage
- Enrollment on Demands (EoDs) - Step-by-step self-paced tutorial to help filling out paper applications only. Watch our Enrollment on Demand tutorials
Enrollment Types Noridian Does Not Handle
Noridian does not process all specialty type applications; even if they are within the state we cover.
- Histocompatibility Lab
- Indian Health Services Facility
- Organ Procurement Organization (OPO)
- Religious Non-Medical Healthcare Institution (RNCHI
To find out which MAC processes the applications, go to the "Who are the MACs" page maintained by CMS.
Last Updated Mon, 06 Nov 2023 18:45:08 +0000