Last Modified: 12/22/2018 Location: FL, PR, USVI Business: Part A, Part B
New paperwork (PWK) fax/mail/esMD coversheet
New form required on and after April 1, 2018
The PWK fax/mail coversheet has been revised to remove the health insurance claim number (HICN) and replace it with "Medicare ID" as part of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, which requires removal of the Social Security number-based HICN from Medicare cards.
As a result of this change, Medicare contractors shall accept only the new PWK fax/mail/esMD coversheets that contain "Medicare ID" beginning April 2, 2018. Providers who have downloaded PWK forms prior to April 2, 2018, should delete them and use only the new forms.
Note: if an “old” form is received after March 31 it will not be processed. Prior versions cannot be accepted.
The revised PWK fax/mail/esMD coversheets are available through the links below:
Source: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Change Request 10124
Source: CR 10397
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