**UPDATED** New EIDM Password Requirements

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**UPDATED** This announcement is to inform the ESRD community that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated the new password policy for all users with an Enterprise Identity Management (EIDM) account. This requirement excludes the use of dictionary words greater than 5 letters. All new passwords must be a random set of non sequential numbers, letters, at least one special character, and a capital letter (example: Hope#8675). Users will not be able to use passwords such as Test123, Password456, etc.

  • 8-20 items Characters
  • At least one capital letter
  • At least one special character
  • No use of dictionary words with 5 or more letters
  • No sequential numbers or numbers that represent a calendar year

Current users of the CROWNWeb and ESRD QIP system should immediately log on to www.portal.cms.gov to update their passwords.