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.
Subject: Fee For Service (FFS) Applications Upgrade Customer Information Control System (CICS) to Transaction Server (TS) v5.2
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Special Notes: Transmittal 1868, dated July 14, 2017, is being rescinded and replaced by Transmittal 1964, dated November 3, 2017, to revise the implementation date.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.