Check Medicare Claim Status Online

Check Medicare Claim Status Online

Earlier the status of Medicare claims can be obtained only through automated phone system but now all Medicare contractors are working closely with CMS to integrate “Individuals Authorized Access to the CMS Computer Services (IACS)” to offer secure and fast access to beneficiary eligibility, claims status, online remittances, financial information, PQRS and eRx incentive details,…

Medicare Claims From April 1, 2013 Will Be On Hold Till April 14, 2013

Medicare Claims From April 1, 2013 Will Be On Hold Till April 14, 2013

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has identified technical issues with certain parts of the April 2013 quarterly systems release. For claims with dates of service or “through dates” on or after April 1, 2013, the issues affect (1) all home health final claims, (2) outpatient critical access hospital (CAH) and rural health…

What is CAHPS?

What is CAHPS?

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) require health plans to conduct a member satisfaction survey called the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS). Results are produced annually and compared with national benchmarks. The surveys are administered in early spring by mail, with telephonic…