Cost Report Filing Extensions

Question: Will CMS delay the filing deadline of Fiscal Year End (FYE) December 31, 2019 cost reports due at the end of May due to the Covid-19 outbreak?

Answer: Yes, 42 CFR § 413.24 (f) (2) (ii) allows this flexibility. CMS is currently authorizing delay for the following FYE dates.
The filing deadline for the following cost reports are now June 30, 2020:

  • FYE October 31, 2019 due by March 31, 2020
  • FYE November 30, 2019 due by April 30, 2020

The filing deadline for FYE December 31, 2019 is now July 31, 2020. 

This is a blanket extension; you do not need to send a request.

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