January 1, 2020 co-pays temporarily suspended by DHS

January 1, 2020 co-pays temporarily suspended by DHS

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) will temporarily suspend Medicaid and BadgerCare Plus member co-pays for dates of service on and after January 1, 2020. Per federal law, members enrolled in most forms of Medicaid may not be charged premiums and...
New Medicare Card: Claim Reject Codes After January 1, 2020

New Medicare Card: Claim Reject Codes After January 1, 2020

Get paid. Use Medicare Beneficiary Identifiers (MBIs) now. If you do not use Medicare Beneficiary Identifiers on claims (with a few exceptions) after January 1, you will get: Electronic claims reject codes: Claims Status Category Code of A7 (acknowledgment rejected...
Reduce Administrative Complexity to Diminish Healthcare Waste

Reduce Administrative Complexity to Diminish Healthcare Waste

Administrative complexity is the biggest contributor to overall healthcare waste in the U.S., according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study, entitled, “Waste in the US Health Care System,” found that administrative...