The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests that Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) use a new five-character field designation county code on Provider Specific Files (PSF). The county code will determine if the provider is eligible for the out migration adjustment. Contractors shall expand the Inpatient provider specific file (PSF) to accommodate the new county code field and future additions and apply PRICER updates.
Subject: New Fields in the Fiscal Intermediary Shared System (FISS) Inpatient and Outpatient Provider Specific Files (PSF)
Release Date: April 19, 2017
Effective Date: July 3, 2017
Implementation Date: July 3, 2017
Special Notes: Transmittal 3712, dated February 3, 2017, is being rescinded and replaced by Transmittal 3750, dated, April 19, 2017 to add a requirement to install the IPPS Pricer, correct references due to numbering change, and to correct the date in requirement 99188.8.131.52. All other information remains the same.