Medicare HETS UI Internet Eligibility Users:
CMS announces that it will modify the HETS UI Internet Eligibility system on Saturday, December 8, 2012. The outage window will begin at 8:00 AM ET on Saturday, December 15, 2012. The HETS UI Internet Eligibility system will be unavailable during this period. Attempts to send requests to the UI Internet Eligibility system will result in errors. CMS estimates that the maintenance will be complete by 3:00 PM ET on Saturday, December 15, 2012.
Effective this date, the HETS UI Internet Eligibility system is being modified to return the updated 2013 Medicare rates and deductible amounts (effective for January 2013). 2013 Medicare rates and deductible amount information is distributed via Medicare’s regular provider communication process. Users can contact their MAC for information on the new rates and deductibles.