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April 2012
MDS Alert;Apr2012, Vol. 10 Issue 4, pp45
The article reports that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended the deadline of its 5010 compliance period until June 30, 2012. Accordingly, the CMS has acknowledged some technical issues and challenges impending the full implementation of the 5010 format. The CMS also pledges to expand technical assistance opportunities to rid of existing barriers.


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