Updates to NGHP MMSEA Section 111 User Guide Version 5.1 Released

CMS, Mandatory Insurer Reporting, MSP News on October 13, 2016
Posted by Jean S. Goldstein, JD, CMSP

Updates to the NGHP User Guide have been released. The updates are minor, and reflect only the references which are available under the Reference Materials menu found on the Coordination of Benefits Secure Website (COBSW).

The updates of the chapters of the user guide are:

  1. Chapter I- Introduction and Overview and Chapter 2- Registration Procedures: Clarifies which references are available for required reporting entities, after login to the COBSW, under the Reference Materials menu of the COBSW, which include: Test Beneficiary Data, Excluded ICD-9 Diagnosis Code Data,  Excluded ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Data, Error Code Data, and HEW Software Download; and
  1. Chapter IV- Technical Information: Provides an additional reminder that ICD-9 diagnosis codes will not be accepted on any claim with a date of injury of 10/1/2015 or later.  Text and Excel files containing a list of valid ICD-9 diagnosis codes for Section 111 reporting are available for download on the Section 111 COBSW (https://www.cob.cms.hhs.gov/Section111/) under the Reference Materials menu option.

The updated chapters of the user guide can be found here.