CMS Renewal Notices

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) within the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), has renewed several notices to include the Important Message from Medicare (IM), the Detailed Notices of Discharge (DND), and the New Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice (MOON).   ​

​The IM has been revised and has a new CMS Form number (CMS-10065), which was previously known as CMS-R-193. Hospitals are required to use the new IM and DND beginning April 1, 2020. Both the previous and new versions of the notices are acceptable for use through March 31, 2020. To access the notices, including Spanish versions, use the following links: Important Notice and Detailed Notice.

The MOON is unchanged from its current version and only the expiration date is different on this renewed notice. Hospitals are required to use the new MOON beginning April 1, 2020.  Both the previous and new versions of the notice are acceptable for use through March 31, 2020. To access the notices, including Spanish versions, use the following link: Medicare Outpatient Observation​ Notice.​