Medicare HETS UI Internet Eligibility Submitters:
CMS announces it will install a system release of the HETS 270/271 system on Saturday, November 13, 2010 that will improve the HETS UI Internet Eligibility system. This release includes important changes in the HETS UI eligibility response. Please review the online release documentation in the Downloads section below and prepare as necessary.
Updated User Guide: The updated HETS UI User Guide will be available soon; MCARE will notify all HETS UI Users when this document is available for download.
The release is scheduled to be installed on Saturday, November 13, 2010. The HETS UI Internet Eligibility system will be unavailable during this system release. Attempts to open an internet session to the HETS UI Internet Eligibility system will result in errors. CMS will distribute more specific release information (including estimated outage times) in October, 2010.
Please contact the Help Desk if you have questions or comments.
Medicare Customer Assistance Re: Eligibility (MCARE) Help Desk