Outage for January 2021 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 Thursday, December 31, 2020 until no later than 11:59 p.m. ET to implement updates for the January 2021 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. ET on December 31, 2020.  Once the January 2021 effective updates have been installed and verified, the CEDI Gateway will be brought back up for CEDI customers to resume exchanging transactions with CEDI.

January 2021 CEDI Quarterly Release Updates

CMS Edit Spreadsheets

There are no updates to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) X12 837 5010A1 edit spreadsheet for the January 2021 Quarterly Release. The version of the edit spreadsheet from the January 2020 Quarterly release will remain on the CEDI Web site for your reference. The CMS edit spreadsheets can be accessed on the CEDI Web site at the following link: https://www.ngscedi.com/frontend.

Related MLN Articles

  • New MLN Matters Article - Claim Status Category and Claim Status Codes Update – please see MLN Matters Article for CR 11796 (https://www.cms.gov/files/document/mm11796.pdf Internal PDF document )
  • New MLN Matters Article - Remittance Advice Remark Code (RARC), Claims Adjustment Reason Code (CARC), Medicare Remit Easy Print (MREP) and PC Print Update – please see MLN Matters Article for CR 11943 (https://www.cms.gov/files/document/mm11943.pdf Internal PDF document)
  • New MLN Matters Article - Implement Operating Rules – Phase III Electronic Remittance Advice (ERA) Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT): Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange (CORE) 360 Uniform Use of Claim Adjustment Reason Codes (CARC), Remittance Advice Remark Codes (RARC) and Claim Adjustment Group Code (CAGC) Rule – Update from Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare (CAQH) CORE – please see MLN Matters Article for CR 11988 (https://www.cms.gov/files/document/mm11988.pdf Internal PDF document​​​​​​​)

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

Post Date: 12/11/2020