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User Change Request (UCR): Fiscal Intermediary Shared System (FISS) - Modify Access to Reason Code File Update to Allow Narrative Only Updates

This UCR is an enhancement to the FISS access to update the reason code file. The Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) need the ability to allow specified users to update the internal and/or external reason code narratives without also authorizing updates to other fields.

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

Issue Date: January 27, 2022

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