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Updated 1/10/2021

2020 - More Automatic Extensions Due to COVID-19

For 2020:

  • For All Cost Reports for FYEs 3/1/2020 - 12/31/20, There Is An Automatic 60 Day Filing Extension.
  • This Means That December 31, 2020 Reports Will Be Due July 30, 2021.
  • Applies To: SNF, HHA, Hospice, Hospital, FQHC, RHC, CMHC, ESRD, OPO, and Histocompatibility Lab Cost Reports & Home Office Cost Statements.

In General:

  • If Your Books Run January 1 - December 31, Your Cost Report Filing Date Every Year is May 31 of The Following Year
  • For a Different Fiscal Year - Your Cost Report is Due 5 Months After You Close Your Books - e.g. 6/30 Year-Ends Due November 30th
  • Don't Take a Risk - If You are Not Sure of Your Due Date, Check With Your MAC or Contact Us!
  • For Other End Dates, Contact Us or Check with Your MAC.
  • If the Due Date is On a Weekend or Holiday - Cost Reports Due First Workday Afterwards
  • "Due" Means Must be Filed - That is Mailed Or Uploaded to MCReF - On or Before the Due Date
  • Grace Periods for Resubmission, if Necessary, Apply for Early Filing
  • Filing Extensions Granted Only Under Extreme Circumstances
  • Penalty for Overdue Cost Reports is Withholding of Payments - File On Time!
  • If Uploading to MCReF - Must be Finished Uploading (e-Postmarked) by 11:59 PM EST on the Due Date