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Medicare FFS Communications

Guidance for more messages on Version 5010, NCPDP D.0, and NCPDP 3.0.


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

Issue Date: April 17, 2013

Versions 5010 & D.0 Implementation Information

During the transition to HIPAA Versions 5010 and D.0, there are important items and dates that may be of specific interest to the Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) provider community. Information posted may be applicable to the healthcare industry at large, though it is geared toward the Medicare FFS audience.

To view more messages on Version 5010, NCPDP D.0, and NCPDP 3.0; please visit /FFSProvPartProg/EmailArchive/list.asp

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