Medicare HETS 270/271 Submitters:
CMS announces that it will perform maintenance on the CMS data center on Sunday, February 17 and Monday, February 18, 2013. The maintenance window will begin at 11:00 PM ET on Sunday, February 17, 2013. The HETS 270/271 system will be unavailable during this period. Attempts to open a connection to the HETS 270/271 application will result in errors. CMS estimates that the maintenance will be completed on the same day by 6:00 AM ET on Monday, February 18, 2013.
Please note that most of this window coincides with the standing 12:00 - 6:00 AM ET Monday morning system maintenance period that is posted here: http://cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/CMS-Information-Technology/HETSHelp/Spotlight.html
Please contact the Help Desk if you have questions or comments.
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