Medicare HETS 270/271 Submitters:
CMS advises of a modification to the previously announced outage for Saturday, March 2, 2013. CMS will perform maintenance on the CMS data center on Saturday, March 2, 2013. The maintenance window will now begin at 8:00 AM 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 10:00 AM ET on Saturday, March 2, 2013.
Please note that this outage is in addition to the previously announced outage on 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