Requesting access to CMS systems requires two steps to obtain two separate login IDs.
CMSNet Online Registration
application to request a CMSNet User ID.
The CMSNet ID is needed to access secure CMS sites (e.g., submissions pages/reports) unless an
otherwise secure connection has been established.
CMSNet Online Registration Instructions
[PDF 444 KB]
Use the QIES online User Registration tool to obtain a QIES Submission ID.
Once you have registered for a CMSNet User ID, you will receive an email from MDCN.email@example.com
containing your login information. Using this information you will connect through the 'CMS Secure Access Service'.
Once securely connected, select the 'CMS QIES Systems for Providers' link to access the QIES online 'User Registration' tool. New users must utilize the
online 'User Registration' tool to obtain a QIES Submission login ID (the only exception is Multiple Facility [aka Corporate] accounts).
The Steps to Access ePOC Application document
contains detailed information on accessing the ePOC and ASPEN Web applications.
Please NOTE: CMS allows a total of four ePOC user accounts
Existing MDS Account: If you already have an MDS account for your facility and would like to add ePOC access, you may use Access Update to do so. Refer to the Steps to Access ePOC Application document for further instructions.
Multiple Facility / Corporate Access
Multiple Facility / Corporate users must use the appropriate form below to request a QIES User ID. This form should also be used to remove
existing QIES user accounts. The forms must be sent to the QTSO Help Desk for processing.
Note: Individual users must use the online registration system (see steps 1 and 2).
Multiple Facility / Corporate Users: ePOC User Account Request [PDF 233 KB](Only use this form to request or update a Multiple Facility / Corporate account.)
CMSNet Access Request Form
(Only use this form to remove individual access or request access if online registration is unavailable.)
How to Complete and Save a PDF Form Electronically [PDF 77 KB]