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Glossary

The following list defines terms that are commonly used throughout the Medicare provider enrollment process in alphabetical order. Should further information be required about a term, please refer to the Links to More Information section of Help for an appropriate contact.

 
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Account Address
The account holder's address, city, state and zip code.
Account Number
The depositor's account number appears on the bottom of the check or savings deposit slip after 9 digit routing number. This includes applicable leading zeros.
Accreditation
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Accreditation Program
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Accrediting Body
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Acquisition/Merger
When a Medicare provider purchases or is purchased by another enrolled provider and only the purchaser's provider number and taxpayer identification number (TIN) remain.
Advanced Diagnostic Imaging
Section 135(a) of the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 (MIPPA) amended section 1834(e) of the Social Security Act and required the Secretary to designate organizations to accredit suppliers, including but not limited to physicians, non-physician practitioners and Independent Diagnostic Testing Facilities, that furnish the technical component (TC) of advanced diagnostic imaging services.
Advanced Life Support (ALS)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Advanced Life Support (ALS) (Level 1)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Advanced Life Support (ALS) (Level 2)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Applicant
The individual or organization who is either applying for initial enrollment into the Medicare program or updating their existing enrollment information.
Assignment
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Authorization Statement
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Authorized Official
An appointed official (e.g., chief executive officer, chief financial officer, general partner, chairman of the board, or direct owner) to whom the organization has granted the legal authority to enroll it in the Medicare program, to make changes or updates to the organization's status in the Medicare program, and to commit the organization to fully abide by the statutes, regulations, and program instructions of the Medicare program. See 42 CFR 424.502 for additional information.
Authorized Signer
An authorized delegated official.
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B


Base of Operations
The location from where personnel are dispatched, mobile/portable equipment is stored, and when applicable, where vehicles are parked when not in use.
Basic Life Support (BLS)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
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Capitalization Requirements
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Carriers
Carriers process Medicare applications to pay Part B claims. Also known as Medicare fee-for-service contractors and Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs).
Certification Statement
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Chain Number
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
  Change of Ownership (CHOW)
When a Medicare provider has been purchased or leased by another organization and the old owner's Medicare ID number is transferred to the new owner if the provider agreement is accepted.

A CHOW includes transfer of any Medicare outstanding debt of the old owner to the new owner. If the purchaser (or lessee) elects not to accept a transfer of the provider agreement, then the old agreement is terminated and the purchaser or lessee is considered a new applicant.

Because of the various situations in which a CHOW, acquisition/merger, or consolidation can occur, it is recommended that the provider contact its Medicare fee-for-service contractor or its CMS Regional Office if it is unsure as to whether such a transaction has occurred. The provider should also review the applicable federal regulation at 42 CFR 489.18 for additional guidance.
  Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Number
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
CMS Standards
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Consolidation
When two or more enrolled Medicare providers consolidate and form a new business entity.
Contact Name for EFT
The name and title of the contact person for provider of EFT who can answer questions about the information submitted on this EFT section.
Correspondence Address
Once the provider is enrolled in Medicare, this is the address at which the contractor will contact the provider directly if necessary.
Cost Report
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
CP-575 Form
An Internal Revenue Service (IRS) document that identifies the taxpayer identification number and legal business name for an organization.
Credentials
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
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Delegated Official
An individual who is delegated by the authorized official of the organization provider/supplier to report changes and updates to the enrollment record. The delegated official must be an individual with an ownership or control interest in, or be a W-2 managing employee of the provider or supplier. See 42 CFR 424.502 for additional information.
Director
A member of the provider's 'board of directors'.

A director does not necessarily include a person who may have the word 'director' in his/her job title (e.g., departmental director, director of operations). When a provider has a governing body that does not use the term 'board of directors', the members of that governing body will still be considered 'directors'. Thus, if the provider has a governing body titled 'board of trustees' (as opposed to 'board of directors'), the individual trustees are considered 'directors' for Medicare enrollment purposes.
Disregarded Entity
A disregarded entity is a business structure that chooses to be disregarded as separate from the business owner for federal tax purposes. The most common disregarded entity is a single-member limited liability company (LLC) that has chosen to be taxed as a sole proprietorship.
DME Supplier
A supplier who provides Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS).
DME 1099 Mailing Address
This is the mailing address where the DMEPOS supplier will receive its Federal 1099 forms.
DME Hours of Operation
Business hours the DMEPOS supplier is open to the public.
DMEPOS
Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) as defined in section 2B of the CMS-855S form.
DMEPOS Jurisdiction Area
Supplier jurisdiction area where majority of their claims are submitted. Claims submissions are based on where Medicare beneficiary resides.
Doing Business As Name
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
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Effective Date of Acquisition
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Effective Date of Consolidation
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Effective Date of Departure
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Effective Date of Employment
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Effective Date of TIN
This is the effective date of the Tax Identification Number (TIN) the applicant has provided for this enrollment. For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Effective Date of this Practice Location
This is the Date you saw your first Medicare patient at this location. For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Effective Date of Transfer
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT)
The mechanism by which providers and suppliers receive Medicare Part A and Part B payments directly into a designated bank account.
Electronic Funds Transfer Form CMS-588
EFT section will collect and store depository information. This will replace the CMS588 paper form. EFT information is required for initial enrollments.
Employer Identification Number (EIN)
Unique identifier the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) assigns to business entities. (A Taxpayer identification number (TIN) is an EIN, but an EIN is not always a TIN.)
Employer Organization
An employer organization is referred to as the organization that works on behalf of a provider organization who provides Medicare enrollment services in Internet-based PECOS. A user's employer and provider may or may not be the same organization entity when established in the PECOS Identity and Access Management (I&A) system.
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Facility Name
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Facility Location Address
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
FDA/Radiology (Mammography) Certification Number
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Federal Non-procurement Program
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Federal Procurement Program
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
  Fee-for-Service Contractor
These are entities known as Medicare administrative contractors, carriers, or fiscal intermediaries who manage enrollment and payment services related to Medicare Part A and Part B services.

Carriers have a contract with CMS to process Medicare applications to pay Part B claims.

Fiscal Intermediaries (FIs) have a contract with CMS to process Medicare applications to pay Part A and some Part B claims.

Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) have a contract with CMS to process Medicare applications to pay Part A and Part B claims.

The application generated by Internet-based PECOS and related materials are sent to the appropriate contractor who verifies the supplied information and processes the application.
Fellowship
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Final Adverse Action
Convictions, exclusions, revocations, and suspensions. All applicable final adverse actions, under Federal or State law, against the applicant must be reported, regardless of whether any records were expunged or any appeals are pending.
Fiscal Intermediaries
Fiscal intermediaries (FIs) mainly process Medicare applications to pay Part A and some Part B claims.
Financial Institution
Financial Institution is the name of the bank or qualifying depository that will receive the funds.
Five Percent (5%) or More Ownership Control
Any individual/organization with five percent (5%) or more direct or indirect ownership in the organization.
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Geographic Service Area
The state, city, town, or zip code in which services are rendered to Medicare patients.
  Group Member
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.

See 'Reassignment' for additional information.
Group Member Only
The applicant provides healthcare services only as the employee of another provider.
Group Member and Self-Employed
The applicant is self-employed and provides healthcare services as an employee of another provider.
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  Home Health Agency (HHA)
See 42 CFR Part 484.

All Home Health Agencies (HHA) or HHA subunits enrolling in the Medicare program will be issued a new provider number and are required to provide documentation demonstrating sufficient initial reserve operating funds (capitalization) to operate for the first three months of involvement in the Medicare program. They will also be required to provide capitalization documentation. The intermediary then determines the amount of funds required using the regulations found at 42 CFR 489.28.
Home Office Of Chain
Indicates if EFT payment will be made to the Home Office of Chain.
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I


Incorporation Date
The date the organization named on this application became incorporated.
  Independent Diagnostic Testing Facilities (IDTF)
A supervising physician can supervise at up to only three IDTF locations. See 42 CFR 410.33 or contact your local Medicare fee-for-service contractor for more information.
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Joint Venture/Partnership
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
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Leased (Chain Home Office)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Legal Business Name
The name of the organization as reported to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
Liability Insurance
This is insurance required by Medicare for the DMEPOS supplier's business.
Liability Insurance Policy Number
This is the policy number for the applicant's liability insurance.
Limited Liability Company (LLC)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Limited Partnership
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
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Managed (Chain Home Office)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Managing Control
Any organization or individual that exercises operational or managerial control over the provider, or conducts the day-to-day operations of the provider. The organization need not have an ownership interest in the provider in order to qualify as a managing organization.
Managing Employee
A general manager, business manager, administrator, director, or other individual that exercises operational or managerial control over, or who directly or indirectly conducts, the day-to-day operation of the provider or supplier, either under contract or through some other arrangement, whether or not the individual is a W-2 employee of the provider or supplier. See 42 CFR 424.502 for more information.
Medicaid Number
This is the number that a DMEPOS supplier uses to bill the Medicaid program.
Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC)
MACs process Medicare applications to pay Part A and Part B claims.
Medicare Exclusion Database (MED)
The Medicare Exclusion Database (MED) includes information about excluded providers and organizations. The MED sanction information is read-only and the user cannot add, edit, or delete this information. Please contact your contractor for more information.

The Office of Inspector General (OIG), under Congressional mandate, established a program to exclude individuals and organizations affected by these various legal authorities, contained in sections 1128 and 1156 of the Social Security Act. The OIG also maintains a list of all currently excluded parties called the List of Excluded Individuals/Entities. The Medicare Exclusion Database (MED) receives excluded provider data from OIG each month. The data is formatted and verified, and then distributed to all CMS contractors in accordance with Sections 1128A & B and 1162(e) of the Social Security Act.
Medicare Identification Number (Medicare ID)
A generic term for the identifier assigned to the provider or supplier by the Medicare program. These identifiers are collectively known for Part A entities as CMS Certification Numbers (CCNs) (formerly called OSCAR Numbers), for Part B entities as Provider Transaction Access Numbers (PTANs). The type of CCN or PTAN varies by the type of provider/supplier. Part A certified providers include hospitals, critical access hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation facilities, community mental health facilities, end stage renal disease facilities, federally qualified health centers, home health agencies, hospices, rural health clinics, Indian Health Service facilities, outpatient physical therapy and speech language pathology facilities, religious non-medical health care Institutions, and histocompatibility laboratories. Part B suppliers to include physicians and other practitioners as well as medical groups have PINs (Provider Identification Numbers) and DMEPOS suppliers have NSC Numbers.
Medicare Part A Services
Per federal regulation 42 CFR 400.202, Part A services include inpatient hospital stays, care in a skilled nursing facility, hospice care, and some home health care.
Medicare Part B Services
Part B services include doctors services, outpatient hospital care, durable medical equipment, and some medical services not covered by Medicare Part A.
Mobile Facilities/Portable Units
A vehicle in which medical services are rendered or that transports equipment for services across multiple locations within a geographic area. Examples include mobile independent diagnostic testing facilities, portable X-ray units, portable mammography units and mobile clinics.
Mobile Facilities/Portable Units
A vehicle in which medical services are rendered or that transports equipment for services across multiple locations within a geographic area. Examples include mobile independent diagnostic testing facilities, portable X-ray units, portable mammography units and mobile clinics.
Modality
A modality is the type of advanced diagnostic imaging procedures provided by the supplier or physician (including diagnostic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT), nuclear medicine, and positron emission tomography (PET)).
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  National Provider Identifier (NPI)
A standard, unique health identifier assigned upon application to entities that meet the regulatory definition of "health care provider" found at 45 CFR 160.103. NPIs are required by regulation to be used by health plans, health care clearinghouses, and health care providers who are "covered entities" under HIPAA to identify health care providers in HIPAA standard transactions. (Note: Medicare providers/suppliers are required to obtain NPIs, except those few that do not meet the "health care provider" definition.)

The NPI is a 10-digit numeric identifier (a check-digit is in the 10th position) assigned upon application to health care providers by the National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES).
National Supplier Clearinghouse Medicare Administrative Contractor (NSC MAC)
The National Supplier Clearinghouse Medicare Administrative Contractor (NSC MAC) is the entity that processes Medicare enrollment applications submitted by DMEPOS suppliers.
Non-Accredited Products
Non-accredited products are products provided by a DMEPOS supplier that do not require the DMEPOS supplier to obtain accreditation from a CMS approved agency in order for the DMEPOS supplier to bill Medicare for that product.
Non-physician
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Non-Physician Specialty
The primary health care service rendered by the non-physician applicant. Submitted claims to the Medicare program will be paid out under the terms and conditions associated with the chosen specialty. The applicant must supply the Medicare program with educational and/or training documentation showing the applicant's ability to render such services.
Non-profit Agency
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
NPPES Validation Letter, also known as NPI Notification
A notification sent by NPPES or by an EFI Organization to a provider who has been assigned an NPI. The NPI Notification informs the provider's Contact Person of the provider's NPI and contains other information about the enumerated provider. The NPI Notification can be used as a provider as proof of NPI assignment.
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Officer
Any person whose position is listed in either the provider's "articles of incorporation" or "corporate bylaws" as being that of an officer, or anyone who is appointed by the board of directors as an officer in accordance with the provider's corporate bylaws.
Operated (Chain Home Office)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Online Survey Certification and Reporting (OSCAR) Number
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Other Name (Individual)
Another name by which the applicant as an individual may be known. Possible other names include Former Name, Maiden Name, or Professional Name.
Other Name (Organization)
Another name by which the applicant as an organization may be known. Possible other names include Former Legal Business Name or Doing Business As Name.
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PAR Status
An indication of whether or not a provider agrees to participate in the Medicare program and agrees to always accept the Medicare assignment for services rendered to Medicare beneficiaries.
Paramedic Intercept Services
An arrangement between a Basic Life Support (BLS) ambulance company and an Advanced Life Support (ALS) ambulance company whereby the latter provides the ALS services and the BLS ambulance company provides the transportation component.
Participating Provider
A participating provider agrees to always accept assignment of claims for all services furnished to Medicare beneficiaries. By agreeing to always accept assignment, the provider agrees to always accept Medicare-allowed amounts as payment in full and to not collect more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance from the beneficiary.
  Partner
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Portable Units
A "portable unit" is when the provider transports medical equipment to a fixed location (e.g., a physician's office or nursing home) to render services to the patient.
Practice Location
A location owned/leased by the applicant where services are provided to patients. Out of office locations such as when services are rendered in a patients home or in mobile facilities should not be listed.
Practitioner Specialty
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Practitioner Type
The primary physician or non-physician medical specialty for which the applicant meets all Federal and State requirements and practices the majority of the time. Claims for services rendered associated to this enrollment application will be processed according to the terms and conditions associated with the specialty.
Primary DME Supplier Type
The primary supplier type is the DMEPOS supplier applicant's primary place from where it furnishes DMEPOS or the type of DMEPOS it furnishes the most.
Primary Physician Specialty
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Primary Practice Location
The physical location where the majority of services are rendered and/or the base of operations for mobile services.
Products and Services
Products and services are the items the DMEPOS Supplier furnishes to its customers and plans to bill Medicare for reimbursement.
Professional Association (PA)
An association of practitioners of a given profession.
Professional Corporation (PC)
A corporation formed by one or more licensed practitioners, esp. medical or legal, to operate their practices on a corporate plan.
Proprietary Agency
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Prospective Payment System (PPS)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Provider
A hospital, a critical access hospital, a skilled nursing facility, a comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation facility, a home health agency, or a hospice that has in effect an agreement to participate in Medicare, or a clinic, a rehabilitation agency, or a public health agency that has in effect a similar agreement but only to furnish outpatient physical therapy or speech pathology services, or a community mental health center that has in effect a similar agreement but only to furnish partial hospitalization services. See 42 CFR 400.202 for more information.
  Provider Agreement
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Provider Identification Number (PIN)
A type of Medicare ID that is used as a Medicare billing number assigned to Part B suppliers and practitioners by the Medicare contractors.
Publicly Traded Corporation
A company issuing stocks, which are traded on the open market either on the stock exchange or on the over the counter market. Individual and institutional shareholders constitute the owners of a public company, in proportion to the amount of stock they own as a percentage of all outstanding stock. Shareholders have final say in all decisions taken by a public company and its managers.
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Reactivation
When the Medicare billing privileges are made active again. The applicant must be able to submit a valid claim and meet all current requirements for the provider type before reactivation can occur.
Reassignment
An arrangement in which an individual assigns his/her benefits, and payment of those benefits, to a group, individual, or organization already enrolled or currently enrolling in the Medicare program. The individual is employed by or contracts with the group/organization to which benefits are reassigned.
Revalidation Package Mailing Address
This is the address where the DMEPOS supplier wants the National Supplier Clearinghouse Medicare Administrative Contractor (NSC MAC) to mail the revalidation request to the DMEPOS supplier.
Regional Office
The CMS Regional Offices generally serve as the agency's main link to beneficiaries, health care providers, state and local governments as well as the general public.
Reserve Operating Funds
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Residency
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Resolution (Final Adverse Actions)
A brief description of how the final adverse action was resolved (e.g., license suspension).
Revalidation
When a Medicare fee-for-service contractor or CMS requires an update and submittal of enrollment information. If a DME Supplier has been contacted by the NSC to revalidate, the DME Supplier is required to either submit an updated enrollment application or certify to the accuracy of the enrollment information currently on file with the NSC. Do not submit this application until you have been contacted by the NSC.
Revocation
Termination of a provider or supplier's billing privileges specific to this enrollment application privileges.
Routing Number
The bank or financial institutional routing number is the first 9 digits located at the bottom left of your check or savings deposit slip. This includes applicable leading zeros.
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Secondary DME Supplier Type
The secondary supplier type is the DMEPOS supplier applicant's other place(s) from where it furnishes DMEPOS or the type(s) of DMEPOS it furnishes in addition to the primary supplier type.
Secondary Physician Specialties
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Self-Employed
The applicant provides healthcare services from a facility that he/she owns/leases/rents (the practitioner and business are legally the same).
Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Sole Owner of a PA, PC, LLC
A practitioner is the sole owner of an incorporated business that is legally distinct from its owner. Claims payments are received directly by the business using its tax identification number (TIN) for all services provided by the owning practitioner or other employees through a reassignment of benefits.
Sole Proprietor
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
"Special Payments" Address
The address where Medicare sends remittance notices and special payments to the applicant.
Specialty Care Transport
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Sub-units
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Subpart
A division of the organization that provides health care, but is not a separate legal entity.
Supplier
A physician or other practitioner, or an entity other than a provider, that furnishes health care services under Medicare. See 42 CFR 400.202 for more information.
Surety Bond
A bond issued by an entity on behalf of a DMEPOS supplier, guaranteeing that the DMEPOS supplier will fulfill its obligations to the Medicare program. In the event that the obligations are not met, the Medicare program will recover its monetary losses via the bond.
Surety Bond Agency/Broker
The company or person who issued the applicant's surety bond.
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Taken By (Final Adverse Actions)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Tax Identification Number (TIN)
The identification number used by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for use on tax related documents. This number is an Employer Identification Number (EIN) or a Social Security Number (SSN).
Termination Date (of Advanced Diagnostic Service)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Termination Date (of Chain Home Office)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Termination Date (of "Special Payments" Address)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Termination Date (of Ambulance Service Supplier Geographic Service Area)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Termination Date (of Ambulance Service Supplier State License)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Termination Date (of Ambulance Service Supplier Vehicle)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Termination Date (of Billing Agency)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Termination Date (of CPT-4/HCPCS Codes)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Termination Date (of Electronic Funds Transfer)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Termination Date (of Geographic Location)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Termination Date (of HHA Type and Visit Information)
This is the date the applicant ended their HHA Type and Visit Information. For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Termination Date (of IDTF Interpreting Physician)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Termination Date (of IDTF Supervising Physician)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Termination Date (of IDTF Technician)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Termination Date (of Individual Control)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Termination Date (of Nursing Registry)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Termination Date (of Organization with Ownership Interest and/or Managing Control)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Termination Date (of Paramedic Intercept Services)
This is the date the applicant ended Paramedic Intercept Services for the enrollment.
Termination Date (of Patient Storage Records Location)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Termination Date (of Physical Location)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Termination Date (of Physician Employment Arrangement)
This is the date the applicant (Physician Assistant) terminated the relationship with an employer on this enrollment. For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Termination Date (of Primary DME Supplier Type)
The date the DMEPOS supplier stopped doing business in a primary supplier type place from where it was furnishing DMEPOS or stopped furnishing the type(s) of primary DMEPOS it was previously furnishing.
Termination Date (of Reassignment)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Termination Date (of Rendering Healthcare Services at a Patient's Home)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Termination Date (of this Practice Location)
This is the date the applicant termination dated at this practice location. For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Termination Date (of Secondary DME Supplier Type)
The date the DMEPOS supplier stopped doing business in a secondary supplier type place from where it was furnishing DMEPOS or stopped furnishing the type(s) of secondary DMEPOS it was previously furnishing.
Termination Date (of Surety Bond)
This is the date the surety bond was terminated by the DMEPOS supplier or the Surety Bond company.
Termination Date (of Surety Bond Company)
This is the date the DMEPOS supplier terminated its association with the surety bond company or the date the Surety Bond company terminated its association with the DMEPOS supplier.
Termination Date (of Surety Bond Insurance Agency/Broker)
This is the date the DMEPOS supplier terminated its association to its Surety Bond Agency/Broker or the Agency/Broker terminated its association with the DMEPOS supplier.
Termination Date (of Vehicle Information)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Termination Date (of Withdrawal)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
Tracking ID
A unique identification number specific to an online enrollment application. This number is used to help track the application through all stages of the Medicare enrollment process.
Type of Vehicle
Describes the vehicle in which Medicare related services are rendered (e.g., van, trailer, helicopter, etc.).
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Underwriter
The name of the individual at the DMEPOS supplier's liability insurance company who can verify the DMEPOS supplier's liability insurance policy.
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  Voluntary Termination
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
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Wholly Owned (Chain Home Office)
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
  Withdrawal
For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
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Year End Cost Report Date
The provider may select any annual period for Medicare cost reporting purposes regardless of the reporting period it uses for other programs. Once a provider has made a selection and reported accordingly, it is required thereafter to report annually for periods ending as of the same date unless the contractor approves a change in the provider's reporting period. For more information on this term, please contact your Medicare contractor.
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