The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) update Remittance Advice Remark Codes (RARC) and Claims Adjustment Reason Codes (CARC), while implementing changes to the ViPS Medicare System (VMS) and Fiscal Intermediary Shared System (FISS) accordingly. Standard CARC and RARC codes are a standard under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act or HIPAA.
Subject: Remittance Advice Remark Code (RARC), Claims Adjustment Reason Code (CARC), Medicare Remit Easy Print (MREP) and PC Print Update
Release Date: Feb. 24, 2017
Effective Date: July 1, 2017
Implementation Date: July 3, 2017
Special Notes: N/A