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  • Lacy Gaskins
Updated Zip Code Files for Medicare Claims

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) use updated 5-digit and 9-digit ZIP Code Files to be used for pricing Medicare claims. These files, ZIP5 and ZIP9, are updated by CMS quarterly.

Full Transmittal: https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Transmittals/2017Downloads/R3722CP.pdf

Subject: Instructions for Downloading the Medicare ZIP Code File for July 2017

Number: 3722

Title: 9969

Release Date: Feb. 24, 2017

Effective Date: July 1, 2017

Implementation Date: July 23, 2017

Special Notes: N/A




  • Lacy Gaskins

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