Outage for January 2024 Quarterly Release Implementation

National Government Services, Inc. Common Electronic Data Interchange (CEDI) will bring down the CEDI Gateway and CEDI Claims Portal at 3:00 p.m. ET on Friday, December 29, 2023 until no later than 11:59 p.m. ET to implement updates for the January 2024 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 29, 2023.  Once the January 2024 effective updates have been installed and verified, the CEDI Gateway and CEDI Claims Portal will be brought back up for CEDI customers to resume exchanging transactions with CEDI.

January 2024 CEDI Quarterly Release Updates

CMS Edit Spreadsheets

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated the X12 837 5010A1 and the 276/277 edit spreadsheets for the January 2024 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

Code Source Updates

CR 13433 – Claims Adjustment Reason Code (CARC), Remittance Advice Remark Code (RARC)

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

Post Date: 12/15/2023