Emblem Health HIPAA Claims

Emblem Health HIPAA Claims Electronic Submission Emblem Health HIPAA Claims are received from thousands of health care practitioners that eliminated paper claims and are submitting electronic claims in HIPAA-compliant professional provider (837P), institutional provider (837I) and dental provider (837D) EDI claims transaction formats. When billing electronically, please allow a reasonable amount of time to complete your account Read More →

Remittance Advice

Remittance Advice Guidelines (Palmetto GBA Providers) Remittance Advice is sent to nonparticipating physicians, suppliers, and non-physician practitioners billing non-assigned claims, unless the beneficiary or the provider requests that the remittance advice be suppressed. An informational Remittance Advice is identical to other RAs, but must carry a standard message to notify providers that they do not have Read More →

EDI Claims Electronic Submission

EDI Claims Electronic Submission (Palmetto GBA Guidelines) EDI Claims Electronic Submission is released via telephone lines, via a modem, to Palmetto GBA. EDI Claims Electronic Submission gives the provider control over the timeliness and accuracy of the claims entry by eliminating the need for mailroom processing and manual data entry by Palmetto GBA. Payment for ‘clean Read More →

HIPAA Claims Filing

HIPAA Claims Filing Requirements For Palmetto GBA Providers HIPAA Claims Filing requirements by Palmetto GBA require providers to submit claims for all Medicare patients for services rendered. HIPAA Claims Filing requirements apply to all physicians and suppliers who provide covered services to Medicare beneficiaries. You may not charge your patients for preparing or filing a Medicare claim. The requirement Read More →

Taxonomy Codes

Taxonomy Codes: The Importance of Accurate Taxonomy Codes Taxonomy codes are administrative codes that identify your provider type and area of specialization. It is a unique ten character alphanumeric code that enables you to identify your specialty at the claim level. EmblemHealth wants to make sure you know how this will affect you and your EmblemHealth patients. Read More →

Taxonomy Codes

Taxonomy Codes: The Importance of Accurate Taxonomy Codes Taxonomy codes are administrative codes set for identifying the practitioner type and area of specialization for health care practitioners. Each taxonomy code is a unique ten character alphanumeric code that enables practitioners to identify their specialty at the claim level. Taxonomy codes are assigned at both the individual Read More →

HIPAA Claims

HIPAA Claims EmblemHealth: Look Back Periods To Reconcile Overpayments To ensure fair and accurate HIPAA claims payment, EmblemHealth conducts audits of previously adjudicated claims. The time period for these audits is referred to as the “Look Back Period.” HIPAA claims may be audited based on the settlement or paid/check date, not the date(s) of service. The date Read More →

Medicare Dual Eligible Members

Medicare Dual Eligible Members (EmblemHealth Billing Guides) Medicare Dual Eligible Members are individuals with both Medicare and Medicaid coverage. Depending on their category of Medicaid coverage, a dual eligible may receive state Medicaid plan assistance to cover their Medicare Part B premium, Medicare Parts A and B cost-share and certain benefits not covered by Medicare. Read More →

Billing the Member

Billing the Member or Secondary Payor (EmblemHealth Billing Requirements) Network providers, in agreeing to accept EmblemHealth’s Billing the Member and Secondary Payor requirements and reimbursement schedule for services rendered, shall not bill or seek payment from the member for any additional expenses (except for applicable copayments, co-insurance or permitted deductibles) including, but not limited to: The Read More →

EmblemHealth Claims Processing

EmblemHealth Claims Processing and Payment Guidelines EmblemHealth Claims Processing (clean non-Medicare claims) will be done within 30 days; paper or facsimile clean non-Medicare claims will be processed within 45 days in accordance with the New York State law for prompt payment of claims. All claims submissions must include the TIN and NPI of the rendering and billing Read More →