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New Software Upgrade

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) upgrade and modify systems to accommodate CICS TS v5.2, a new software version replacing CICS TS v4.2.

Full Transmittal: https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Transmittals/2017Downloads/R1964OTN.pdf

Subject: Fee For Service (FFS) Applications Upgrade Customer Information Control System (CICS) to Transaction Server (TS) v5.2

Number: 1964

Title: 9961

Release Date: November 3, 2017

Effective Date: January 1, 2018

Implementation Date: January 2, 2018

Special Notes: Transmittal 1868, dated July 14, 2017, is being rescinded and replaced by Transmittal 1964, dated November 3, 2017, to revise the implementation date. All other information remains the same.

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    Lacy Gaskins