CMS Testing Dates Released - Don't be left behind!
August 29, 2014
CMS is promoting three National ICD-10 testing Awareness Weeks. Be sure to get involved early, as they have posted a ONE-TIME notice! If you are not ready I suggest you get moving.
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More about testing with CMS, some important information and a few things to expect:
Contractors shall promote, implement, and support three National Testing Weeks for ICD-10 Acknowledgement Testing on:
A/B MAC contractors shall complete an excel spreadsheet, and email it to the ICD-10 Mailbox (ICD-10ImplementationPlanning@cms.hhs.gov) by 2PM EST the next business day for each testing day.
The spreadsheet for Monday, November 17, 2014 data is due Tuesday, November 18, 2014 by 2PM. The spreadsheet for Friday is due the following Monday. CEDI shall use the spreadsheet they developed for the March 2014 Testing.
MLN Article: A provider education article related to this instruction will be available at http://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Medicare-Learning-Network-MLN/MLNMattersArticles/ shortly after the CR is released. You will receive notification of the article release via the established "MLN Matters" listserv. Contractors shall post this article, or a direct link to this article, on their Web sites and include information about it in a listserv message within one week of the availability of the provider education article. In addition, the provider education article shall be included in the contractor’s next regularly scheduled bulletin. Contractors are free to supplement MLN Matters articles with localized information that would benefit their provider community in billing and administering the Medicare program correctly.
Read more information on the Testing here CMS Testing notification
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