Medicare HETS 270/271 Submitters:
CMS announces the scheduled installation of the HETS R2023Q200 release. Please note that this installation will not cause an outage to the Medicare HETS 270/271 eligibility system, but submitters may note minor performance or connectivity issues during the installation. The HETS R2023Q200 release is scheduled to be installed beginning at 9:00 AM ET on Saturday, June 17, 2023. The HETS 270/271 system will remain available during the installation. CMS estimates that the installation will be completed and verified by 11:00 AM ET on Saturday, June 17, 2023. MCARE will notify all HETS submitters when the installation is complete.
The HETS R2023Q200 system release will introduce changes to the HETS 271 response. HETS 270/271 Submitters should carefully review the linked documentation for more information.
HETS R2023Q200 Release Summary: https://www.cms.gov/files/document/r2023q200-hets-270/271-release-summary.pdf (version 1.0)
HETS R2023Q200 Companion Guide: https://www.cms.gov/files/document/r2023q200-hets-270/271-companion-guide-v10-31.pdf (version 10-31)
Please contact the MCARE Help Desk if you have any questions or comments.