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CMS Manual System Transmittal 117: Revise the Medicare Contractor System (MCS) and the VIPS Medicare System (VMS) to Allow Update of the Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) Program Resolution File Within Five Business Days of a CERT Request

Guidance for contractors regarding requirements that the MCS and VMS maintainers revise the shared system to allow the MCS to produce a CERT resolution file with the correct resolution code for all adjudicated claims in the CERT transaction file within 5 working days of receipt of the CERT transaction file. .

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Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Issue Date: August 05, 2005

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