Medicare HETS 270/271 Submitters:
CMS has published a new HETS 270/271 Companion Guide (version 6-0) in anticipation of the Q3 2012 release (currently scheduled for November, 2012). HETS submitters should use this Companion Guide and the previously released Q3 Release Summary and Sample 271 documents to prepare for this important upcoming release.
For your convenience, here is a complete list of links to these documents:
HETS 270/271 Q3 Release Companion Guide (Version 6-0): /Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/CMS-Information-Technology/HETSHelp/Downloads/HETS270271CompanionGuideUpcoming.pdf
HETS 270/271 Q3 Release Summary (Version 3-0): http://cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/CMS-Information-Technology/HETSHelp/Downloads/R2012Q300HETS270271ReleaseSummary.pdf
HETS 270/271 Q3 Release Sample 271 Responses (Version 2-0): http://cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/CMS-Information-Technology/HETSHelp/Downloads/HETSDetailed271Examples.pdf
Please note that the HETS 270/271 Companion Guide (Version 5-0) for the current version of the HETS application also remains available for download at /hetshelp
Please contact the Help Desk if you have any questions or comments.
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