New Version of NGHP Section 111 User Guide 5.1

CMS Stack of PapersCMS has released an updated User Guide, version number 5.1, on October 10, 2016. This update expands upon the specific reference materials that may be obtained online at Section 111 Coordination of Benefits Secure Website (COBSW). CMS provides a summary of updates and impacted User Guide chapters stating “Chapter 1 Introduction and Overview and Chapter 2 Registration Procedures and Chapter 4 Technical Information: Updates were made to clarify which references under the online Section 111 Coordination of Benefits Secure Website (COBSW) Reference Materials menu are available to RREs post-login (Chapter 7).”

Additionally, the following documents are only available to NGHP RREs after login:

  • Test Beneficiary Data
  • Excluded ICD-9 Diagnosis Code Data
  • Excluded ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Data
  • Error Code Data
  • HEW Software Download

We are able to provide a consolidated PDF file of all the updated chapters upon request. Please contact us at if you would like to receive this consolidated, searchable file.

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