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  • New Date Field To The Common Working File
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    Lacy Gaskins

New Date Field To The Common Working File

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) add a new date field to the Common Working File (CWF) for the unsolicited indicator (UI) in the header levels for CWF Part B and Durable Medical Equipment (DME) physical history records, CWF Inpatient physical history records, CWF Outpatient, Home Health, and Hospice physical history records and elsewhere, and otherwise adjust the CWF accordingly.

Full Transmittal: https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Transmittals/2017Downloads/R1789OTN.pdf

Subject: Shared System Enhancement 2016: Common Working File (CWF) to Show Date for Informational Unsolicited Response (IUR) Indicator on Claim History

Number: 1789

Title: Change Request 9965

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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