Medicare HETS 270/271 Submitters:
CMS announces the scheduled installation of the HETS R2022Q400 release. Please note that this installation will not cause an outage to the Medicare HETS 270/271 eligibility system, but submitters may note performance or connectivity issues during the installation. The HETS R2022Q400 Release is scheduled to be installed beginning at 9:00 AM ET on Saturday, December 10, 2022. The HETS 270/271 system will remain available during the installation. CMS estimates that the installation will be completed and verified by 10:00 AM ET on Saturday, December 10, 2022. MCARE will notify all HETS submitters when the installation is complete.
The HETS R2022Q400 system release will introduce potential changes to the HETS 271 response. HETS 270/271 Submitters should carefully review the linked documentation for more information.
HETS R2022Q400 Release Summary: https://www.cms.gov/files/document/r2022q400-hets-270271-release-summary.pdf (version 1-2)
The HETS R2022Q400 Companion Guide will be posted and distributed later this week.
Please contact the MCARE Help Desk if you have any questions or comments.