The Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded the Indiana University School of Dentistry (IUSD) a $1.6 million grant to address oral health care workforce shortages in underserved communities.
IDA Dental Benefits Subcommittee periodically communicates with Dr. Jeff Johnston, Vice President and Chief Science Officer of Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio and Indiana. As a result of this relationship, it was recently learned that beginning September 1, 2018, Delta Dental will implement a national claim processing policy limiting benefit coverage for intraoral bitewing radiographs […]
Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie presided over today’s dedication of the James J. Fritts, DDS Clinical Care Center, a new state-of-the-art oral health care clinic at the Indiana University School of Dentistry at IUPUI. The 45,000-square-foot facility is part of a plan to ensure Indiana’s only dental school is among the best in the […]
It is highly suggested that all dental practices audit their HIPAA compliance each year, and there are many tools that you and your staff can use to perform your own internal audit. IDA does not currently endorse any HIPAA compliance providers. A service provider erroneously using the IDA name should raise a red flag.
The ProSites Premier product suite is now available to all dental offices nationwide. It includes personalized secure website, patient portal with digital patient onboarding forms, secure email, and call tracking to help dental offices understand the return on investment from their online marketing efforts.
IHCP clarifies how eligibility and coverage are reported in CoreMMIS The Indiana Health Coverage Programs (IHCP) has received a number of inquiries from providers regarding the eligibility and coverage information that CoreMMIS conveys through the IHCP Eligibility Verification System (EVS) options – the Provider Healthcare Portal (Portal), the Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system, and electronic data interchange (EDI) eligibility […]
by Dr. Leila Alter UPDATE: April 3, 2017 Hewlett Packard has put together more detailed explanation of how to submit secondary claims on the portal for Traditional (FFS) claims. If a service item paid zero, more detailed explanation is required. One way of adding this information is in the Claim Adjustment Detail Box which would require Adjustment […]
On March 21, 2017, the Indiana Health Coverage Programs (IHCP) published provider banner BR201712. The banner discusses several updates which affect dental services, including: Changed Web interChange to Provider Healthcare Portal (Portal) Included the Portal as an option for submitting fee-for-service claims, prior authorization requests, and claim history inquiries Removed reference to Care Select Updated […]
1115 Demonstration – Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0 Indiana submitted an application to extend the Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0 demonstration for three years. The demonstration authorizes the state to collect monthly premiums from individuals up to 133 percent of the federal poverty level (FPL) in an amount not to exceed 2 percent of household income, except […]
The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) has been informed that, effective April 1, 2017, MDwise will no longer be an authorized health plan for Hoosier Care Connect (HCC). Both Managed Health Services (MHS) and Anthem will remain with the program, so current HCC members will have the option to choose either MHS or […]