What is CMS 855r?
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Keeping this in consideration, what is an 855r?
CMS-855R Reassignment of Medicare Benefits. This form is used by individual physicians/practitioners who are reassigning Medicare benefits to an enrolled group, organization, or individual or who are making a change to a previously established reassignment.
Also Know, what does reassignment of Medicare benefits mean? A reassignment of benefits is a mechanism by which Medicare practitioners allow third parties to bill and receive payment for services that they rendered. Practitioners submit to Medicare contractors Form CMS-855I (855I) to enroll in Medicare and Form CMS-855R (855R) to reassign benefits.
Thereof, what is CMS 855i?
The Medicare enrollment application (CMS-855 or Internet-based Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System (PECOS)) is an Office of Management and Budget approved form and is available in PDF fillable format. To access the applications, please refer to the CMS Forms List link below.
How do I find my NPI number?
CMS has created an online NPI registry(nppes.cms.hhs.gov) where a physician, other health care provider, or organization can access NPI information. This is part of the same National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES) web site on which NPI registry is completed.