IHCP Announces Updates to Dental Services in BR201712

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 […]

MEWA Trust: Important Notice Regarding IRS Reporting

This memorandum pertains only to participating employers in the IDA Insurance Trust. We encourage you to speak with your accountant and/or tax advisor for specific guidance. Please read this notice closely. The Affordable Care Act imposes penalties on individuals who do not obtain minimum essential coverage. Individuals associated with your dental practice may be subject to these […]

Delta Dental Reports on Updates

There has been some confusion over the CMS delay in the Medicare provider enrollment deadline and the regulations set by Delta Dental for its providers. Dr. Jeffrey Johnston, Delta Dental VP and Chief Science Officer, recently visited with the IDA Council on Dental Benefit Programs and provided the following answers to the Council’s inquiries:  If you contract with […]