Medicare HETS 270/271 Submitters:
CMS announces that it will perform maintenance on the CMS data center on Saturday, March 2, 2013. The maintenance window will begin at 2:00 PM ET on Saturday, March 2, 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 4:00 PM ET on Saturday, March 2, 2013.
Please note that this outage is in addition to the previously announced outages on Sunday, February 24 (8:00 AM - 3:00 PM ET) and Sunday, March 10, 2013 (2:00 AM - 3:00 PM ET).
Please contact the Help Desk if you have questions or comments.
Medicare Customer Assistance Re: Eligibility (MCARE) Help Desk