Only invited survey vendors can apply to become a PCF PEC Survey Vendor. Invited survey vendors interested in becoming a CMS-approved PCF PECS vendor will need to meet a number of business requirements, which are described in the PCF PECS Minimum Business Requirements available here.
The application and approval processes will consist of the following:
- Completing and submitting a Vendor Registration and Application and demonstrating experience conducting mixed-mode surveys (mail and telephone). If you are interested in becoming approved to administer the PCF PECS, please contact the PCF PECS Team via email for more information.
- Participating in the PCF PECS Data Collection Training session and successfully completing the training certification. The next PCF PECS Data Collection Training session will be held online in Spring 2022.
- Completing and submitting a Quality Assurance Plan. Survey vendors will be required to complete and submit a Quality Assurance Plan after attending the PCF PECS vendor training and on an annual basis thereafter.