The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) conduct testing and evaluate claim remittance according to changes for Shared System Maintainers (SSMs) that are related to the use of Standard Paper Remittance (SPR) advices and Electronic Remittance Advice (ERA) transactions.
Subject: Suppression of the Standard Paper Remittance Advice (SPR) in 45 Days if Also Receiving Electronic Remittance Advice (ERA)
Release Date: December 21, 2017
Effective Date: January 1, 2018
Implementation Date: January 2, 2018
Special Notes: Transmittal 1890, dated August 4, 2017, is being rescinded and replaced by Transmittal 1990, dated December 21, 2017, to update several business requirements for clarification purposes. All other information remains the same.