Archived News - 2012

Archived News - 2012

  • Use of ICD Procedure Codes Restricted for UB-04 Billers Beginning January 1, 2013

    12/20/2012 - Providers that submit institutional claims, other than inpatient and inpatient crossover claims, with dates of service on or after January 1, 2013, should not use ICD procedure codes. Claims with procedure codes will post with EOB 4072, rather than deny as previously announced.

  • Waiver Claims Denying in Error for EOB Code 1112

    12/07/2012 - Waiver providers have received denials in error for claims for EOB code 1112. The claims processing has been corrected.

  • CMS Announces New Enrollment Application Fee for 2013

    11/30/2012 - On November 30, 2012, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that the provider enrollment application fee will change to $532 for 2013.

  • Use of ICD Procedure Codes Restricted for UB-04 Billers Beginning January 1, 2013

    11/30/2012 - Beginning January 1, 2013, the Indiana Health Coverage Programs (IHCP) will restrict the use of International Classification of Diseases (ICD) procedure codes on institutional claims to the reporting of inpatient procedures.

  • HMS Long-Term Care Audit Webinar Presentation Now Available

    11/15/2012 - On November 9, 2012, HMS, the Indiana Medicaid Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC), presented a webinar on the upcoming long-term care (LTC) RAC audits. A copy of the Indiana RAC LTC Audits webinar presentation is available for your reference.

  • Catamaran Corporation Is New Indiana Medicaid Pharmacy Benefits Manager

    11/15/2012 - Catamaran Corporation is the new Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) for the Indiana Health Coverage Programs (IHCP). Catamaran will assume the responsibilities of pharmacy benefit management as well as pharmacy claims processing in spring 2013.

  • Online Training - Completing the IHCP Provider Enrollment Application

    11/09/2012 - Are you enrolling a new service location? Revalidating? Updating your provider profile? This online training takes you through the provider enrollment process.

  • HMS Offers November 9 Webinar on Long-Term Care RAC Audits

    11/01/2012 - HMS, the Indiana Medicaid Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC), will present a webinar on the upcoming long-term care (LTC) RAC audits November 9, 2012, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

  • Web interChange to Support Multiple Browsers

    10/23/2012 - Beginning November 1, 2012, the Indiana Health Coverage Programs’ (IHCP’s) Web interChange website will be upgraded to support multiple internet browsers, including Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Chrome.

  • CMS Hosts Medicare Fee-for-Service National Provider Call: Preparing Physicians for ICD-10 Implementation

    10/18/2012 - On Thursday, October 25, from 1:30-3:00 pm ET, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will host the Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) National Provider Call: Preparing Physicians for ICD-10 Implementation. (Click title for more details.)

  • Providers May Experience Delays in Claims Processing

    10/03/2012 - HP experienced a delay in claims processing beginning Monday, October 1, 2012. Although normal claims processing has now resumed, until the backlog of claims has been processed, providers may experience delays in viewing claims submitted since Monday on Web interChange Claim Inquiry.

  • Get Ready for the 2012 IHCP Annual Provider Seminar!

    09/13/2012 - The 2012 IHCP Annual Provider Seminar will be October 23-25 at the Caribbean Cove Hotel and Conference Center in Indianapolis.

  • Update: Missing Dates of Service on Outpatient Crossover Claims

    09/13/2012 - As previously announced, system changes were made to prevent Medicare outpatient crossover claim denials for edit 264 – Date of service missing. However, it was discovered that additional system changes were needed for the claims to process and price correctly, causing a delay in reprocessing claims.

  • ICD-10 Implementation Date Moved to October 1, 2014

    08/28/2012 - On August 24, 2012, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a News Release announcing the adoption of 45 CFR Part 162 final rule to be published on September 5, 2012. The adoption of the final rule moves the ICD-10 implementation date to October 1, 2014, with no exceptions.

  • Outpatient Crossover Claims Denying for EOB 264 – Date of Service Missing

    08/24/2012 - Providers are receiving denials on outpatient crossover claims for explanation of benefit (EOB) 264 - Date of service missing. These are claims received by the Indiana Health Coverage Programs (IHCP) directly from Medicare with no date of service (DOS) at the detail level. Effective August 22, 2012, system changes were made to prevent these erroneous outpatient crossover claim denials.

  • Tell Us How It's Going with ICD-10!

    08/07/2012 - The fourth ICD-10 IHCP Provider Readiness Survey is now available. We encourage all providers to please take a few minutes to let us know how their preparations for ICD-10 are progressing.

  • Watch for the Next ICD-10 IHCP Provider Survey!

    07/24/2012 - The IHCP encourages all providers to participate in the next ICD-10 Provider Readiness Survey, which will be available on this site August 7.

  • Attestation for EHR Meaningful Use for Eligible Providers Begins in July

    07/24/2012 - Indiana Medicaid’s Electronic Health Records (EHR) Registration and Attestation Portal will be enhanced in July to allow Year 2 Meaningful Use (MU) payment incentives for Medicaid-eligible providers.

  • IHCP Third-Quarter Workshops: Information You Need to Know

    07/17/2012 - The Indiana Health Coverage Programs (IHCP) is again offering valuable provider education opportunities during third-quarter 2012.

  • The IHCP Selects 3M™ APR-DRG for ICD-10

    07/06/2012 - The Indiana Health Coverage Programs (IHCP) has selected the 3M All Patient Refined (APR) Diagnosis-Related Group (DRG) as the grouper for the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10), DRG assignment.

  • HIPAA version 5010 IHCP Companion Guides Temporarily Removed

    06/29/2012 - Several HIPAA version 5010 IHCP companion guides have been removed from the indianamedicaid.com website. IHCP guidance on 5010 will be published as quickly as possible. Please contact the EDI Help Desk at (317) 488-5160 or 1-877-877-5182 or by email at INXIXElectronicSolution@hp.com if assistance is needed.

  • HIPAA 5010 Deadline July 1, 2012

    06/29/2012 - Beginning July 1, 2012, all incoming and outgoing electronic data interChange (EDI) transactions must be version 5010 compliant. EDI transactions sent to Indiana Medicaid in version 4010 on or after July 1, 2012, will be rejected.

  • NCPDP D.0 Deadline July 1, 2012

    06/29/2012 - Beginning July 1, 2012, all pharmacy claims submitted to the Indiana Health Coverage Programs (IHCP) must be NCPDP D.0 compliant. Claims submitted in NCPDP 5.1 will be rejected.

  • HIPAA version 5010 IHCP Companion Guides Temporarily Removed

    06/28/2012 - Several HIPAA version 5010 IHCP companion guides have been removed from the indianamedicaid.com website. IHCP guidance on 5010 will be published as quickly as possible. Please contact the EDI Help Desk at (317) 488-5160 or 1-877-877-5182 or by email at INXIXElectronicSolution@hp.com if assistance is needed.

  • HIPAA 5010 Deadline July 1, 2012

    06/26/2012 - Beginning July 1, 2012, all incoming and outgoing electronic data interChange (EDI) transactions must be version 5010 compliant. EDI transactions sent to Indiana Medicaid in version 4010 on or after July 1, 2012, will be rejected.

  • NCPDP D.0 Deadline July 1, 2012

    06/26/2012 - Beginning July 1, 2012, all pharmacy claims submitted to the Indiana Health Coverage Programs (IHCP) must be NCPDP D.0 compliant. Claims submitted in NCPDP 5.1 will be rejected.

  • Indiana Medicaid EHR Meaningful Use Portal To Be Enhanced

    06/26/2012 - Indiana Medicaid’s Electronic Health Records (EHR) Registration and Attestation Portal will be enhanced to allow Year 2 Meaningful Use (MU) payment incentives for Medicaid-eligible providers.

  • Web interChange Check/RA Inquiry Has Been Reactivated

    06/14/2012 - The Web interChange Check/RA Inquiry function has been reactivated. Providers can now access their RAs and inquire about check information for claims processed for payment on June 12, 2012. Click link to read full announcement.

  • Web interChange Check/RA Inquiry Temporarily Disabled

    06/12/2012 - The Web interChange Check/RA Inquiry viewing and printing function has been temporarily disabled as of June 11, 2012, at 10:40 a.m. We are working to restore this function as soon as possible. Click link to read full announcement.

  • Tell Us How It's Going with ICD-10!

    05/08/2012 - The third ICD-10 IHCP Provider Readiness Survey is now available on indianamedicaid.com, so take a few minutes to provide feedback and let us know how your preparations for ICD-10 are coming.

  • Upgrade of Indiana Medicaid EHR Meaningful Use Portal Complete

    04/27/2012 - Indiana Medicaid’s Electronic Health Records (EHR) Registration and Attestation Portal has undergone systems maintenance to prepare for Year 2 payments for Stage 1 Meaningful Use.

  • Upgrade Planned for the Indiana Medicaid EHR Meaningful Use Portal

    04/03/2012 - Indiana Medicaid’s Electronic Health Records (EHR) Registration and Attestation Portal will undergo systems maintenance in April to prepare for Year 2 payments for Stage 1 Meaningful Use.

  • Check Out the New ICD-10 Training Web Page

    03/06/2012 - The new ICD-10 Training web page on indianamedicaid.com lists training materials, presentations, and classes to help you find the ICD-10 training resource that best fits your needs.

  • HP Offers Virtual Training Classes on Medicaid Waivers and Using Web interChange

    03/04/2012 - Sign up now for one of these convenient online workshops—you can “attend” without even leaving your office! For more information and to register, see the Provider Education page of this site.

  • Primary Diagnosis Code Required on Claims

    02/29/2012 - With the implementation of the new HIPAA 5010 ASC X12 version, the transaction requirement for a primary diagnosis code was changed from situational to required for 837 claims transactions. Effective April 1, 2012, this billing requirement will also apply to both Indiana Health Coverage Programs (IHCP) paper and Web interChange claim submissions.

  • Indiana Medicaid Migration to ICD-10 Remains Unaltered

    02/23/2012 - Further information will be forthcoming once definitive guidance is received from CMS regarding the ICD-10 implementation dates.

  • Tell Us How It's Going with ICD-10!

    02/07/2012 - The second ICD-10 IHCP Provider Readiness Survey is now available on indianamedicaid.com, so take a few minutes to provide feedback and let us know how your preparations for ICD-10 are coming.

  • How Ready Are You for ICD-10?

    01/24/2012 - Let us know! The next ICD-10 IHCP Provider Readiness Survey begins February 7. We've also added NEW ICD-10 information pages to indianamedicaid.com.

  • Claims May Suspend Temporarily for Edit 4185

    01/09/2012 - The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) quarterly updates were released on Friday, January 6, 2012. The Indiana Health Coverage Programs (IHCP) is reviewing the updates and applying any necessary changes to the claims processing system. Providers submitting medical and outpatient claims received on or after January 6, 2012, may see claims suspend temporarily for edit 4185 – The claim did not process through National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) editing.