None at this time.

06/29/2018

BCBSM Announces...

Increase to the PGIP Allocation Amount

Effective July 1, 2018, BCBSM will increase the PGIP allocation amount on your provider vouchers from 5% to 7%.

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06/22/2018

CAQH and UHC Announces...

Collaboration for Demographic Updates

Starting June 28th, CAQH ProView will present to you a list of practice locations to confirm.

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06/15/2018

WPS GHA Announces...

Medicare Secondary Payer Claims Increase

WPS GHA has announced that Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) claims has seen an increase in the level of development due to MSP records not existing.

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06/04/2018

CMS Announces...

MIPS Preliminary Performance Feedback Data is Available

CMS would like to remind you that if you submitted 2017 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) DATA through the Quality Payment Program website, you can review your preliminary performance feedback. Please note: this is NOT your MIPS final score or feedback.

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06/04/2018

Medicaid Announces...

Conducting Post Payment Reviews of paid claims using AdvanceMed

Medicaid announced June 2018 that to pursuant of MCL 333.26368, Sections 14.2 and 16 of the General Information for Providers section of the Michigan Medicaid Provider Manual, and the Medical Assistance Provider Enrollment & Trading Partner Agreement, Michigan Dept of H&HS Office of Inspector General (OIG) is authorized to perform posting-payment reviews of paid Medicaid claims to identify and recover any overpayments made to Medicaid providers.

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06/01/2018

UHC Announces...

June 2018 Bulletin... UnitedHealthcareOnline.com Will be Retired Soon and other information

United Healthcare released their June 2018 Bulletin and reported that UnitedHealthcareOnline.com will be retired soon.

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06/01/2018

BCBS Announces...

Cancellation of Modifier 25 Payment Adjustment for E&M Services

Our voices were heard!!! Located on the BCBS Webdenis Message Board, BCBS posted the announcement of cancellation.

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05/11/2018

BCN Announces...

Behavioral Health new authorization requirement

Starting June 1, 2018 authorization is not required for BCN routine outpatient behavioral health therapy.

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05/11/2018

WPS GHA Announces...

The New Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) Lookup Tool is here!

WPS GHA Portal users now have access to a MBI Lookup tool. Users must be registered portal and be logged in to access the MBI lookup Tool.

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04/27/2018

CMS Announces...

E/M Service Documentation Provided by Students Manual Update

CMS has made a major revision regarding E/M documentation provided by Medical Students. Students will now be allowed to document all components of the E/M.

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04/27/2018

MSMS Spring Educational Sessions

Billers, Coders, Physicians, and Office Managers are Welcomed!

Our friends at MSMS are having Educational Sessions on Friday, May 18, 2018 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dearborn.

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04/20/2018

BCBS & BCN Announces...

Provider forums Coming to a town near YOU!

BCBS and BCN are conducting forms starting in May. Make sure to register for the place, date, and time frame that works best for you.

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04/20/2018

WPS GHA Announces...

Upcoming Changes to the Provider Contact Center!

WPS GHA is implementing changes in their Provider Contact Center (PCC). New phone numbers for J8!

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04/20/2018

WPS GHA Announces...

LCD Lookup Tool and they want to know what you think!

WPS GHA listen and responded! There is a LCD Lookup Tool for all users.

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04/13/2018

WPS GHA Announces...

DME Webinar for Physicians regarding medical record documentation requirements.

The Durable Medical Equipment and A/B Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) are partnering on a webinar.

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04/13/2018

BCBS Announces...

Payment policy change when E/M is billed with Surgery

In the April 2018, TheRecord publication, BCBS of MI and BlueCareNetwork has announced that E/M services billed with modifier 25 will pay at 80 percent when billed with a surgery.

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03/14/2018

2018 MAC Satisfaction Indicator Survey

WPS Government Health Administrators wants to here from you!

Take a moment to provide valuable feedback to our Medicare MAC.

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03/07/2018

Proclamation Signed by Governor Rick Snyder

Michigan Medical Biller's Day is March 29, 2018

Did you know that there is a Medical Biller's Day for the State of MI?

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03/02/2018

BCBS & BCN of MI - Educational Seminar for Specialists

Come All Specialists of Oncology, Cardiology, & Vascular Surgery

BCBS & BCN are conducting a specialist provider educational seminar in the Southfield, MI area.

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02/23/2018

MDHHS Has delayed mandated Enrollment Date

Delayed enrollment for Medicaid MCO has been published

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) requirement of Managed Care Organization (MCO) typical providers needing to be enrolled in CHAMPS by March 1, 2018, has been delayed.

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02/15/2018

BCBS Medicare Plus Blue PPO, Invites you to a NDC Number Webinar

Attend this Webinar to learn how

Blue Cross Blue Shield of MI is using National Drug Code information during the claims process to ensure the most accurate and up-to-date pricing for medical drugs.

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02/12/2018

Confused by the Medical Decision Making Component of E&M Services?

Check out this Article from the AAPC

The AAPC reports, the medical decision-making (MDM) component of evaluation and management (E/M) services is perhaps the most crucial element...

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10/13/2017

TRICARE Announces...

Change to the Managed Care Support Contractor Effective January 2018

The new East Region combines the current North and South Regions for TRICARE come 2018.

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10/13/2017

UHC Announces...

Delays Plans to End Payments for Consultations

In June of this year, UnitedHealthcare (UHC) announced they planned to stop reimbursing for consultation services (99241-99245, 99251-99255).

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10/10/2017

WPS GHA Announces...

Browser Setting Update

The WPS GHA Portal requires an appropriate browser setting for private and security purposes.

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10/05/2017

Macomb Community College Announces...

ONLINE Classes for AAPC's CPC or AHIMA's RHIT Credentials

Whether you are new to Coding or need to finally get that credential you need to advance, Macomb Community College can get you there!

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09/22/2017

BCBS / BCN Announces...

Effective Jan. 1, 2018, Changes to Provider Data Submissions

Group Change forms will no longer be accepted come Jan. 1, 2018. You must have access to the Provider Enrollment & Change Self-Service tool in order to maintain professional group data and make changes to the group's provider data.

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09/22/2017

BCBS / BCN Announces...

Physician Assistants MUST re-enroll with Blue Cross and BCN

In the August 2017 Record publication, it was announced that Physician Assistants must re-enroll to be reimbursed for services within their scope of license for dates of service on or after February 1, 2018.

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09/19/2017

Priority Health Announces...

Denied Auths will be reversed

Priority Health announced via email that denied auths will be reversed in addition to the Education and Pay Program with eviCore phase is starting.

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09/14/2017

WPS GHA Announces...

Provider Self-Service Denial Tool

Launching, Friday, September 15, 2017, providers will have 24-hour access to denial information on both the transactional and public sides of the WPS GHA portal.

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09/13/2017

AMBA 17th Annual National Medical Billing Conference

October 26-27, 2017 at Treasure Island ~ Las Vegas, Nevada

AMBA is having their 17th Annual National Medical Billing Conference - Don't Miss Out!

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09/08/2017

Medicaid Announcement

SIGMA Pay Cycle 40 Delay

Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS) announced as part of the transition from the current State of Michigan (SOM) financial system, Michigan Administrative Information Network (MAIN), to Statewide Integrated Governmental Management Application (SIGMA), there will be a delay in payment and Remittance Advices.

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