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Survey Vendor Application Process

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.