Moratorium on New Clients is Lifting!
Special thanks to all of you have been patient with us as we moved as quickly as possible to accommodate our current clients’ growth, tax ID changes, location additions & closures, etc. during this very brutal winter. We are lifting the moratorium on new clients as quickly as we can while maintaining our expected level of quality service. Thank you!
Revalidations are Contagious…
As many of you know by now, the State Medical Assistance programs are moving forward with mandatory revalidation in the coming years. Each State is defining their revalidation process with some States requiring yearly revalidation (Delaware), some requiring revalidation every two years (NV), etc. If you and your practice participate with Medical Assistance, it is VERY important to respond to any & ALL revalidation requests from your State’s Medical Assistance program.
The reimbursement rates vary for Medical Assistance but you certainly want to avoid denial of claim payment, no matter how small, due to a missed revalidation. As with Medicare, the revalidation cannot be done until it is requested of the physician or practice. It is crucial to recognize the importance of responding to all mailed requests from Medicare & Medical Assistance within the time frames listed.
Computer Upgrades Needed for HIPAA Compliance.
Microsoft will no longer support Windows HP by sending updates and changes to this operating system. As a result, any computers using the Windows HP operating system will not be HIPAA compliant after April 8, 2014. If your practice is still using the Windows HP operating system, you will need to replace it as soon as possible to maintain your compliance with all HIPAA mandates.
Name Changes, Mergers and more…
Aetna is in the process of merging with Coventry/ First Choice and no new contracts are being issued for the Coventry products for new practices/ new Tax IDs. However, existing practices may continue to add physicians & other practitioners to their Coventry contracts. Name changes may occur but are not final at this time.
“When people show you who they are, believe them the first time.” --Maya Angelou
If you need any help with Medicare credentialing or credentialing with any commercial insurers, or you are concerned about Medicare Revalidation please contact AddVal for assistance at 215-396-8972, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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