CMS Announced PECOS Activation for January 6, 2014

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the full implementation of the Provider Enrollment, Chain and Ownership System (PECOS) edits onordering/referring providers in Medicare Part B, DME, and Part A home health agency (HHA) claims. CMS will turn on the Phase 2 denial edits beginning January 6, 2014. This means that Medicare will…