Health Planning Council of Southwest Florida

EMAIL US AT CEO@HPCSWF.COM
CALL US NOW (239) 433-6700 Ft. Myers
(941) 487-5400 Sarasota
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Become a Provider

Become a Provider

Interested in becoming an Early Steps Provider?

Complete the following steps to breeze through the process.

  1. If you do not have a National Provider Identifier (NPI) Number go to https://nppes.cms.hhs.gov/NPPES/Welcome.do to apply for one.
  2. If you do not have a Medicaid Provider Number, please go to Medicaid’s Enrollment Website for additional help.
  3. Go to https://www.cmskidsproviders.com/eis/ and select Apply at the top of the web page.
  4. Enter your First and Last Name and then create a personal Password (at least 6 characters) using at least one of each of the following: Upper Case Letter, Lower Case Letter, Number, and Special Character. **Document your Password**
  5. When your information is accepted you will move onto the First Page of the CMS Application and a window will pop-up noting your Username. **Document your Username**
  6. Enter all the required information (*) in each section and Select Save & Continue to move on.
  7. Once your application has been completed, submitted, and confirmed you will receive an email from the State Office with your Provider Checklist attached
  • Contact your area Provider Relations Liaison:
    • Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, Hardee, Highlands, or Desoto Counties please contact Kim Barger at (941) 487-5400
    • Lee, Collier, Glades, or Hendry Counties please contact Kristin Peras at (239) 433-6700.

For additional resources, visit:http://www.cms-kids.com/providers/index.html.