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CMS Announces Secure Data Exchange for QualityNet Portal

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced a new method of secure data exchange in its Secure QualityNet Portal. With the rapid growth in information transferred via QualityNet, CMS has implemented Axway Secure File Transfer for the exchange of sensitive files in certain user groups, including ambulatory surgical centers, PPS-exempt cancer hospitals and inpatient psychiatric facilities.

To access Axway Secure File Transfer within the Secure QualityNet Portal, users will need to have a QualityNet account and be enrolled in the portal by completing the online identity proofing and two-factor authentication process. For more information on how to obtain a QualityNet account and register for the portal, visit Questions about Axway Secure File Transfer or completing enrollment for the Secure QualityNet Portal should be directed to the QualityNet Help Desk at or (866) 288-8912, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. (CT).