In addition to information about how to submit claims and check payments, CareSource® offers you tools to find specific information, such as claim status and member coordination of benefits (COB) status.
CareSource accepts claims in a variety of formats, including online and paper claims.
Submit Claims Online
Providers have the option to submit claims through our secure, online Provider Portal. You can submit claims, track claim payments and more. CareSource offers this service at no cost.
We encourage you to submit claims online to take advantage of the following benefits:
- Faster claim processing
- Reduced administrative costs
- Reduced probability of errors or missing information
- Faster feedback on claims status
- Minimal staff training or cost
Refer to the provider manual for detailed information to submit claims.
CareSource also partners with Availity to offer electronic claim submission and real-time transactions at no charge through the Availity Portal. You can use the Availity Portal Registration Guide to get signed up.
Get Paid Electronically
CareSource has partnered with ECHO Health, Inc. to deliver provider payments. ECHO offers three payment options:
- Electronic fund transfer (EFT) – preferred
- Virtual Card Payment (QuicRemit) – Standard bank and card issuer fees apply*
- Paper Checks
*Payment processing fees are what you pay your bank and credit card processor for use of payment via credit card.
Questions? Call ECHO Customer Support at 1-833-629-9728.
To prepare for this transition, please register with ECHO by December 1, 2019
For dates of service prior to the transition, register for payment with our current vendor, InstaMed. Complete the InstaMed enrollment form and fax it back to InstaMed, who will work directly with you to enroll in EFT. You can also enroll with InstaMed online.
For the most efficient processing of your claims, CareSource recommends you submit all claims electronically. Paper claim forms are encouraged only for services that require clinical documentation or other forms to process.
Please send all paper claim forms to CareSource at the following address:
Attn: Claims Department
P.O. Box 803
Dayton, OH 45401
Refer to the provider manual for instructions to submit paper claims.
Nonparticipating providers may submit claims to CareSource using the Non-Participating Provider Profile Form. CareSource is unable to process claims without this information. Please be sure to attach your W-9 form when you submit this online form.
Claim Overpayment Recovery Requests and Resources
Overpayment Recovery Form – Submit this form to offset overpaid claims against a future payment.
High Dollar Claims
Submit this cover sheet and itemized statement for high dollar claims.