Plan Communications Archive

The Plan Communications materials included in this section were distributed via e-mail from the MAPD Help Desk (mapdhelp@cms.hhs.gov). The subject list included on this page contains identified categories of information. For each category, the subject of the e-mail, the date it was sent and a brief description, is provided. Click on the subject to access the information. Documents referenced in the various communications are available in the Downloads section of the web page.


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Subject Date Description
Plan Communications User Guide (Version 12.0) Now Available 2018-02-28 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has posted a new version (version 12.0) of the Plan Communications User Guide to the MAPD Help Desk website.
Important Notice: CMS to re-offer the Webinar on the Release 2 functionality of the Electronic Retroactive Processing Transmission (eRPT) Application 2014-03-26 Please be advised that CMS is again presenting the Webinar on the Release 2 functionality of the Electronic Retroactive Processing Transmission (eRPT) Application on March 26, 2014 at 3:30 PM (ET) during the Part C & D user call.
Announcement of the May 2014 Software Release
2014-03-05 For detailed information regarding the May 2014 software release, please review the memo entitled “Announcement of the May 2014 Software Release” dated February 27, 2014 from Cheri Rice and Cathy Carter in the Downloads section below.
Advance Announcement of the May 2014 Software Release 2014-01-23 Please review the memo entitled “Advance Announcement of the May 2014 Software Release” from Cheri Rice and Cathy Carter dated January 23, 2014, in the Downloads section below for preliminary information regarding the planned release of systems changes scheduled for May 2014.
Updated Announcement of the February 2014 Software Release 2013-12-06 For detailed information regarding the February 2014 software release, please review the memo entitled “Updated Announcement of the February 2014 Software Release” dated December 6, 2013 from Cheri Rice and Cathy Carter in the Downloads section below.
Important Notice - Updated End-Stage-Renal-Disease Coverage Data Clean-up and Special Transaction Reply Report REVISED 2012-05-14 The memo titled “End-Stage-Renal-Disease Coverage Data Clean-up and Special Transaction Reply Report" dated May 14, 2012, is available in the Downloads section below. It revises (and replaces) the May 11, 2012 version and provides updated information regarding a clean-up to correct the End-Stage-Renal Disease (ESRD) coverage dates that resulted in payment issues in 2011.
Updated Gentran Migration Schedule 2012-05-08 Please be advised that the Gentran Migration Schedule has been updated; the revised schedule dated May 8, 2012 is available for review in the Downloads section below.
Advanced Announcement of August 2012 Software Release 2012-04-27 The memo entitled "Advanced Announcement of August 2012 Software Release" dated April 25, 2012, is available in the Downloads section below. It provides preliminary information regarding the 2012 August software release.
Important Notice: Gentran Migration 2012-04-18 The purpose of this notification is to inform all Gentran Users that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), is transitioning from IBM Sterling Gentran to TIBCO MFT Internet Server. All Gentran Users must convert to the Internet Server by December 31, 2012.
Important Notice: Mainframe Outage Affecting IACS Services 2012-01-20 Please be advised that there will be a Mainframe Outage Sunday, January 22, 2012, 2:00 AM - 8:00 PM (Eastern Time).
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