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April 19, 2018

Medicare Cost Report e-Filing System Webcast – May 1

Tuesday, May 1 from 1 to 2:30 pm ET

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During this webcast, learn how to use the Medicare Cost Report e-Filing (MCReF) system. Beginning May 1, Medicare Part A providers can use MCReF to submit cost reports with fiscal years ending on or after December 31, 2017. You will have the option to electronically transmit your cost report through MCReF or mail or hand deliver it to your Medicare Administrative Contractor. Starting July 2, you must use MCReF if you choose electronic submission of your cost report.

Access to MCReF will be controlled by the CMS Enterprise Identity Management (EIDM) system. Security Officials (SOs) and Backup SOs registered in EIDM for access to the Provider Statistical and Reimbursement (PS&R) system will have access to MCReF through their existing account. Providers that are not registered in EIDM as PS&R users must register and assignExternal Website an SO for their organization. The EIDM Help Desk phone number is (866) 484-8049.

A question and answer session follows the presentation; however, attendees may email questions in advance to with "Medicare Cost Report e-Filing System Webcast" in the subject line. These questions may be addressed during the webcast or used for other materials following the webcast.

CMS will use webcast technology for this event with audio streamed through your computer. If you are unable to stream audio through your computer, phone lines are available.

Target Audience: Medicare Part A providers and entities that file cost reports for providers.

For questions about the MCREF program, please e-mail For questions about registering a Security Official for your organization, please contact the EIDM Help Desk at (866) 484-8049.

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