Published on January 14, 2013
in Clearinghouse - ACTION REQ.
CMS Medicare has scheduled maintenance at the following time:
6:30 AM CT to 9:30 AM CT on Saturday, 01/19/2013As part of this maintenance effort, CMS Medicare will be correcting a formatting issue with the Medicare Part B co-insurance percentage. It is currently returned as a whole number and will be returned as a decimal after the maintenance is completed. For example:
• 20% is currently represented as 20, but will be represented as .2 going forward.
During this timeframe, eligibility transactions should not be sent. Transactions sent during the scheduled maintenance timeframe above may receive a response stating: Unable to Respond at Current Time.
Action Required: Do not send eligibility transactions to this payer at the time listed above and be aware of the change in co-insurance format.
If you have any questions, please contact Client Services at 1-888-348-8457, option 2.