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A member’s benefit period depends on when the member enrolls in the HIP program. Once an individual is enrolled in HIP, the 12-month benefit period begins.
We just learned CMS will delay enforcement of the Medicare Part D Prescriber Enrollment Requirements until February 1, 2017. CMS also strongly encourages prescribers of Part D drugs to submit their Medicare enrollment applications or opt-out affidavits to their Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) before August 1, 2016.
With the high cost of education, we understand that many dentists are burdened with large amounts of student debt. The IDA has been looking for solutions to help our members tackle these issues and through our partnership with SoFi, IDA members, their friends, and families can receive a $500 welcome bonus upon refinancing through sofi.com/IDA
The new modules contain IHCP policies and procedures effective as of October 1, 2015. Look for the new modules and the code tables under the Provider Reference Materials and Code Sets “Quick Links” at indianamedicaid.com. (The Dental Services manual is available here
All providers enrolled with the Indiana Health Coverage Programs (IHCP) before January 1, 2012, must revalidate their provider enrollments by March 26, 2016.
Indiana Health Coverage Programs (IHCP) has corrected the prior authorization requirements for codes D9223 and D9243. Claims that have been previously denied may be resubmitted for consideration.
The Indiana University Board of Trustees gave unanimous approval for the design schematic of the 45,000-square-foot, $21.6 million expansion to the Indiana University School of Dentistry.
The Food and Drug Administration Sept. 30 approved a supplemental premarket application for a new indication for Allergan’s Juvederm Ultra XC.
For the first time in 30 years, an ADA member will serve as President-elect of the FDI World Dental Federation. Dr. Kathy Kell, Iowa, won the chief election on September 24th at the FDI Annual World Dental Congress in Bangkok, Thailand.
On behalf of the Association's more than 158,000 members—the vast majority of which employ fewer than 50 employees — ADA President Maxine Feinberg praised the legislators for their efforts.