IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED: RDS File Location Change Implementation Date

Effective Monday, December 10, 2018, all RDS Vendors submitting files to CMS' RDS Center via Connect:Direct should begin using the new file location for production retiree and cost files.

If you have not yet tested your connection to the new file location, CONTACT CMS' RDS CENTER IMMEDIATELY. Updated IP address information and reminders have been communicated to vendor technical contacts over the past several months. If this information needs to be resent, email rds@cms.hhs.gov immediately.

As a reminder, this change only affects those Vendors submitting retiree and cost files to CMS' RDS Center via Connect:Direct and does not affect files submitted through the RDS Secure Website.

For more information, contact CMS' RDS Center.