The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is currently authorizing delay for the following fiscal year end dates. CMS will delay the filing deadline of FYE 10/31/2019 cost reports due by March 31, 2020 and FYE 11/30/2019 cost reports due by April 30, 2020. The extended cost report due dates for these October and November FYEs will be June 30, 2020. CMS will also delay the filing deadline of the FYE 12/31/2019 cost reports due by May 31, 2020. The extended cost report due date for FYE 12/31/2019 will be July 31, 2020 (42 CFR § 413.24 (f) (2) (ii) allows this flexibility). In addition, this is a blanket extension and providers do not need to request for extensions.