On November 2, 2011, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced an increase in the amount of the Medicare provider enrollment application fee for Calendar Year 2012. The current fee is $505 but will increase to $523 beginning January 1, 2012. Providers are required to pay the fee upon submission of enrollment applications for initial Medicare enrollments, revalidation of Medicare enrollments, and the addition of new practice locations.