If the provider is connected to the internet with an internet explorer 5.5 or higher version and also a latest updated software of the adobe acrobat reader, it is better that the provider registers for the provision of the Medicare service online instead of the paper application.
There are a wide range of advantages if the provider applies online. It is called the internet-based
provider enrollment, chain and ownership system (PECOS) to not only apply but also to:
A health care provider may access to his profile by using a user name and a password he/she obtains when they register in the “National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES)” for their unique identity in the National Provider Identifiers list. If there is a problem with the account access such as the password, one may contact 1-800-465-3203 or firstname.lastname@example.org.