Effective October 1, 2019, Medicare will no longer accept paper certification statements mailed in for enrollment applications submitted via the Internet-based Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System (Internet-based PECOS).

Change Request (CR) 10845 makes modifications to certain provider enrollment certification statement policies. Specifically, you may upload provider enrollment certification statements using PECOS functionality.

CR10845 makes these modifications via changes to the Medicare Program Integrity Manual, Chapter 15, Section The revised manual section is attached to CR10845.

Make sure your billing staff are aware of these changes.

More information about this may be read and obtained here.