Important Information for Medicare FFS Providers
Only 100 Days Left Until Full 5010 Implementation
The HIPAA 5010 compliance date is fast-approaching. There are only 100 days left until full implementation on Jan 1, 2012.
As of January 1, 2012, Version 5010 will be required for all HIPAA standard transactions. This means:
Contact Center & Telephone Reopening Unit Closed on 10/10
National Government Services’ Provider Contact Center and Telephone Reopening Unit Will Be Closed on Monday, October 10, 2011
In observance of the Columbus Day holiday, National Government Services, the Jurisdiction B Durable Medical Equipment Medicare Administrative Contractor (DME MAC) Provider Contact Center and Telephone Reopening Unit will be closed on Monday, October 10, 2011.
The Jurisdiction B DME MAC Provider Contact Center and Telephone Reopening Unit will resume answering telephone inquiries on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 from the following hours:
Suppliers will still be able to utilize the interactive voice response (IVR) system at 877-299-7900 during this time.
Last Push for HIPAA2 Implementation
Join us for a Webinar on Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Common Electronic Data Interchange (CEDI) will be hosting a Webinar on Wednesday, October 5, 2011 to prepare and support providers, vendors, clearinghouses, and billing services in their efforts to move toward sending production files of the new Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)-compliant ANSI v5010A1 formats. The Webinar will allow participants to follow the presentation online as it is given. The presentation will be followed by a question and answer (Q&A) session.