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February 17, 2020

FISS DDE Resources

The Fiscal Intermediary Standard System (FISS) is the standard Medicare Part A claims processing system.  FISS Direct Data Entry (DDE) allows providers to:

  • Enter, correct, adjust, or cancel your Medicare home health and hospice billing transactions
  • Access beneficiary eligibility
  • Check the status of a claim
  • Access various inquiry screens such as revenue codes, diagnosis codes, HCPCS codes, and reason codes.

The CGS website includes the following resources to provides guidance

  • FISS DDE Guide – This guide includes five different chapters with information about how to access the DDE screens, and details, including screen prints and field descriptions, about each of the main menu selections.
  • Online Education Center – Here you will find four courses that will provide valuable information about using FISS DDE.
    • Fiscal Intermediary Standard System (FISS) Course 1: Overview of Claims Processing
    • Fiscal Intermediary Standard System (FISS) Course 2: Login and Menu Options
    • Fiscal Intermediary Standard System (FISS) Course 3:Status/Locations, Function Keys, and Shortcuts
    • Fiscal Intermediary Standard System (FISS) Course 4: Inquiry Menu Options 12, 17, and 56
  • Hospice Claims Filing - This resource providers details about entering a home health claim using FISS DDE.

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