Medicare providers/suppliers must revalidate their enrollment record information every 3–5 years. In accordance with the Medicare Shared Savings Program guidelines, ACO participants must be enrolled in Medicare.
Note: ACO participants and ACO provider/suppliers must revalidate their own enrollment information, ACOs may not revalidate their participants’ Medicare enrollment.
Internet-based Provider Enrollment, Chain, and Ownership System (PECOS) on the CMS website. PECOS allows you to review information currently on file, electronically update and submit your revalidation, and electronically sign after uploading supporting documentation. It is important for entities to keep all of their contact information in PECOS up to date, so the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) can contact them as needed.
The following tools are available to ACO participants to maintain active Medicare enrollment: