**UPDATED** New EIDM Password Requirements
**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.