Your HICN Claims Will Soon Be Rejected Regardless of Date of Service

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services sent out a new notice today, reminding providers to make the switch to Medicare Beneficiary Identifiers (MBI) with their patients. Use Medicare Beneficiary Identifiers (MBIs) now to avoid claim and eligibility transaction rejects. Starting January 1, 2020, regardless of the date of service on the Medicare transaction, most…

Make Sure You Get Paid on January 1, 2020

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services sent out a new notice today, reminding providers to make the switch to Medicare Beneficiary Identifiers (MBI) with their patients. The 21 month transition period will end on December 31; use MBI now. According to CMS, providers are currently submitting 86% of claims with MBIs. Get MBIs from…

New Medicare Card Updates

As loyal NAHC Report readers¬†know well by now, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began issuing a new Medicare Card in April, with new Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) replacing the Social Security Numbers. The cards, which were mandated by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015, will be mailed out…