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.firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Corporate/Third-Party accounts).
Please NOTE: CMS allows a total of TWO (2) Individual User accounts per facility. **Exception: CMS allows a total of FOUR (4) ePOC user accounts**
Corporate and Third-Party Access
Corporate and Third-Party users must use the appropriate form below to request a CMSNet User ID and QIES User ID.
This form should also be used to remove existing user accounts. The forms must be sent to the QTSO Help Desk for processing.
MDS Corporate Access Request [PDF 124 KB]
(Only use this form to request Corporate ID or update Corporate account.)
MDS Third-Party Service Bureau User Request
[PDF 222 KB] (Only use this form to request Third-Party ID or update Third-Party account.)
MDS / ePOC Individual User Account Maintenance Request [PDF 237 KB]
(Only use this form to remove individual accounts or request additional users.)
CMSNet Access Request Form
(Only use this form to remove individual access or request access if online registration is unavailable)
Instructions: Completing and Saving a PDF Form Electronically [PDF 77 KB]