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CEDI Outage for April 2018 Quarterly Release Implementation

National Government Services, Inc. Common Electronic Data Interchange (CEDI) will bring down the CEDI Gateway at 3:00 p.m. ET on Friday, March 30, 2018 until no later than 11:59 p.m. ET to implement updates for the April 2018 Quarterly Release.  During this time, CEDI customers will not be able to connect and exchange transactions with CEDI.  This will allow CEDI to process all inbound files received through 3:00 p.m. on March 30, 2018.  Once the April 2018 effective updates have been installed and verified, the CEDI Gateway will be brought back up for CEDI customers to resume exchanging transactions with CEDI.

On Friday, March 30, 2018 the CEDI Web site https://www.ngscedi.com will be performing maintenance. The Web site will be unavailable to users during the maintenance window from 5:00 p.m. ET until no later than 7:00 p.m. ET.  Availability will resume as soon as maintenance activities are complete.  The CEDI Online Enrollment Forms will be unavailable while the Web site maintenance is being performed.

April 2018 CEDI Quarterly Release Updates

Update to the CMS Edit Spreadsheets

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated the X12 837 5010A1 edit spreadsheet for the April 2018 Quarterly Release.  Updates and changes are noted on the tab labeled "Change Log" for easy reference.  The edit reference number and a brief description of the change to the edit are listed. The CMS edit spreadsheets can be accessed on the CEDI Web site at the following link: https://www.ngscedi.com/frontend.

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New Medicare cards with new numbers will be issued soon.  For information regarding the New Medicare Card Project, please visit our website https://www.ngscedi.com or CMS website https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/New-Medicare-Card/index.htmlExternal link.

Please contact the CEDI Help Desk regarding any questions at ngs.cedihelpdesk@anthem.com
or at 866-311-9184.

Post Date: 3/30/18