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  • Changes To The National Coordination of Benefits Agreement
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    Lacy Gaskins

Changes To The National Coordination of Benefits Agreement

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) implement changes to the National Coordination of Benefits Agreement (COBA) crossover process according to a Social Security Number Removal Initiative (SSNRI) undertaken by CMS consistent with the Medicare Access and CHIP (Children's Health Insurance Program) Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015. CMS provides special rules for use of a new 11-digit Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) and directions for the claims crossover process.

Full Transmittal: https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Transmittals/2017Downloads/R3714CP.pdf

Subject: Changes to the National Coordination of Benefits Agreement (COBA) Crossover Process as a Result of the Social Security Number Removal Initiative (SSNRI)

Number: 3714

Title: Change Request 9885

Release Date: Feb. 3, 2017

Effective Date: July 1, 2017

Implementation Date: July 3, 2017

Special Notes: N/A

 

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    Lacy Gaskins

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