CMS announces improvements to PECOS system

Thursday, July 25, 2013

WASHIINGTON – Various improvements, including validation checks, have been implemented for the Internet-based PECOS system, according to a CMS announcement. The checks for DMEPOS applications include minimum and maximum date ranges, and dollar amount values when entering surety bond information. This feature ensures the accuracy of the surety bond information entered, CMS stated. Providers and suppliers can also now use the system to manage the collection of required signatures for electronic documentation or documents requiring their signature prior to submission.