PC-ACE Version 5.7 Upgrade Available

The PC-ACE version 5.7 upgrade is now available for download from the CEDI Web site www.ngscedi.com under PC-ACE. The link to this page is: www.ngscedi.com/pcace

Start the upgrade by clicking the blue button that reads PC-ACE Software Downloads. This will redirect you to the PC-ACE Download Page.  You will need to enter your CEDI Trading Partner ID, Requestor's Name, ZIP Code, and E-mail Address. Select the radio button for the "PC-ACE Software - Upgrade version 5.7" and the "Submit Request" button to begin the download process.

Note: The installation code needed for running the upgrade will be sent to the E-mail address entered on the download page.

An Upgrade Instructions for PC-ACE document is available on the CEDI Web site to assist you with upgrading the software.

Version 5.7 includes the following updates:

  • Updated code list for the HCPCS Codes

  • Updated code list for the ICD-10 Diagnosis Codes


For more information about the changes, review the PC-ACE Newsletter for PC-ACE Release 5.7 Professional.  To view the newsletter, select Release Newsletters and User's Guides located on the CEDI Web site under PC-ACE Documentation.

Eliminating Certificates of Medical Necessity & Durable Medical Equipment Information Forms — January 1, 2023

CMS has discontinued Certificates of Medical Necessity (CMNs) and DME Information Forms (DIFs) effective for claims with dates of service January 1, 2023 and after.

  • For dates of service on or after January 1, 2023: CEDI will reject any electronic claims submitted with a CMN or DIF

  • For dates of service before January 1, 2023: Submit CMN and DIF forms or their electronic claim data elements with the claims if required

If you have any questions or need assistance in downloading the PC-ACE Upgrade from the CEDI Web site, please contact the CEDI Help Desk at ngs.cedihelpdesk@anthem.com or at 866-311-9184.


Post Date: 01/04/2023