Welcome to the Providers page. This page was developed to help Medicaid and CHIP providers better understand the PERM process and what you may be required to do during a PERM review. CMS uses a 17-State rotation cycle for PERM. Each State is reviewed once every three years. The measurement cycles are:
- Cycle 1 - Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.
- Cycle 2 - Alabama, California, Colorado, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia.
- Cycle 3 - Alaska, Arizona, District of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, New York, Oregon, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Texas, Washington.
PERM Overview For Providers (PDF)
PERM Initial Request for Records Example Letter Packet (PDF)
PERM Initial ADR Example Letter Packet (PDF)
PERM Provider Education FAQs (PDF)
2022 PERM Claim Category Matrix (PDF)
2022 PERM Provider Education Announcement (PDF)
ESMD Health Information Handler Overview (PDF)