The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests that Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) use federal holiday schedule Tables from the Multi-Carrier System (MCS) and the ViPS Medicare Systems (VMS). A/B MACs Part A and A/B MACs Home Health and Hospice (HHH) must manually update the federal holiday schedule tables in the Fiscal Intermediary Shared System (FISS).The federal holiday schedule is used for generating reports for the prior authorization and pre-claim review programs.
Subject: Annual Updates to the Prior Authorization/Pre-Claim Review Federal Holiday Schedule Tables for Generating Reports
Release Date: April 7, 2017
Effective Date: January 1, 2018
Implementation Date: October 2, 2017
Special Notes: N/A