The ICD-10 compliance date is October 1, 2015. Are you ready? The CMS Medicare Fee-For-Service Provider Resources web page includes information and educational resources for providers to implement and transition to ICD-10 medical coding.
WPS Medicare Transformation
WPS Medicare is undergoing a transformation. More than just a facelift, this effort refocuses our service on our government partners so that Medicare providers and beneficiaries get the best possible service. Under our new brand, WPS Government Health Administrators, we continue to rely on our experience to drive our efforts while our efficiency helps us control costs. Watch for our new look and contact us anytime you have a question.
MLN Guided Pathways
The Medicare Learning Network (MLN) Guided Pathways (GPs) web page includes links to information to help various types of health care professionals gain knowledge from resources and products related to Medicare and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) website. The GPs curricula contain brief descriptions and links to many CMS resources. These products are designed to allow users to quickly and easily scan or search the resources, select topics of interest, and move directly to a specific section by using bookmarks or the Table of Contents.
October 2015 Common Working File (CWF) Dark Days
Friday October 2, 2015, through Saturday October 3, 2015, the CWF will experience dark days as it undergoes quarterly system maintenance. During this time, the IVR and the CMS Secure Net Access Portal (C-SNAP) will have limited functionality. In addition, our customer service representatives will be unable to access eligibility, deductible or overlap information. The IVR and C-SNAP will resume normal functionality on Sunday, October 4, 2015.