The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) test and remit items and perform other regular function with regard to a change where Shared System Maintainers (SSMs) are to suppress the issuance of Standard Paper Remittance (SPR) advices for some suppliers or providers who have a history of receiving Electronic Remittance Advice (ERA) transactions for 45 days or more.
Subject: Suppression of the Standard Paper Remittance Advice (SPR) in 45 Days if Also Receiving Electronic Remittance Advice (ERA)
Release Date: December 28, 2017
Effective Date: January 1, 2018
Implementation Date: January 2, 2018
Special Notes: Transmittal 1990, dated December 21, 2017, is being rescinded and replaced by Transmittal 1994, dated December 28, 2017, to add VMS to Business Requirement (BR) 10151.5 and to remove CEDI from BR 10151.6. All other information remains the same.