August 28, 2014
CMS has announced its Open Payments system will once again be unavailable at two specified times due to network maintenance. It has extended the deadline to submit disputes to Sept. 10 to accommodate the outages.
The first closure date is Saturday, Aug. 30, beginning at 1:00 a.m. and ending at 11:00 a.m. EST. The second closure is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 5; the start time and duration will be announced next week, according to the press release from CMS.