Medicare HETS UI Internet Eligibility Users:
CMS announces it will install a system release of the HETS system beginning on Saturday, March 24, 2012 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 and prepare as necessary. Be sure to refresh your browser window to ensure that you are viewing the most recent copy of each document. The online release documentation can be found online at:
Release Summary: /HETSHelp/downloads/R2012Q100HETSUIReleaseSummary.pdf
User Guide (version 4-1): /HETSHelp/downloads/HETSUIUserGuide.pdf
The release is scheduled to be installed on Saturday, March 24, 2012 beginning at 7:00 AM ET. 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 estimates that the installation will be complete by 7:00 PM ET on Saturday, March 24, 2012.
Please contact the Help Desk if you have questions or comments.
Medicare Customer Assistance Re: Eligibility (MCARE) Help Desk