Updates & Announcements

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Visit the Updates & Announcements page frequently to find all the latest CareSource news. We share updates regarding:

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COVID-19 Updates

2020Date
NavigateCOVID-19: SNF Prior Authorization Process Temporary UpdateThis network notification is being modified to reflect updated information.11/09/2020
NavigateCOVID-19: State of Emergency Provider Guide Statement on Telehealth10/05/2020
NavigateCOVID-19: Emergency Provisions Update07/21/2020
NavigateCOVID-19: Prior Authorization ChangesUPDATE06/30/2020
NavigateCOVID-19: Prior Authorization GuidanceThis notification has been revised. See notification dated 06/30/2020.05/21/2020
NavigateCOVID-19: Temporary Telehealth ServicesUPDATE05/06/2020
NavigateCOVID-19: Provider Stimulus Package Program Tool04/28/2020
NavigateCOVID-19: Temporary Expansion for Molecular Diagnostic Testing for Influenza Virus Infection and Streptococcus A and B04/16/2020
NavigateCOVID-19: Prior Authorization GuidanceThis notification has been revised. See notification dated 05/21/2020.04/13/2020
NavigateCOVID-19: Plan Collaboration for Long-Term Care04/09/2020
NavigateCOVID-19: 90-Day Drug List04/07/2020
NavigateCOVID-19: CDC Health Alert on Chloroquine04/07/2020
NavigateCOVID-19: Temporary Telehealth ServicesThis notification has been revised. See notification dated 05/06/2020.04/03/2020
NavigateCOVID-19: Temporary Telehealth ServicesThis notification has been revised. See notification dated 04/03/2020.03/27/2020
NavigateProtecting Members and Reducing the Spread of COVID-1903/13/2020

General Updates

2020Date
Navigate2021 Prior Authorization List Reminder12/01/2020
NavigateOpioid Treatment Program ReimbursementUPDATE12/01/2020
NavigatePolicy Updates December 202012/01/2020
NavigateDefinitive Urine Drug Testing Billing Update11/30/2020
NavigateEnhanced Services11/20/2020
NavigateACT/IHBT Disenrollment Expectations11/17/2020
NavigateCareSource Cultural Competency Training11/17/2020
Navigate2020-2021 Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Season and Synagis® Criteria11/04/2020
NavigatePolicy Updates November 202011/01/2020
NavigateQuarter 3 Provider Portal Updates10/28/2020
NavigateRetrospective Eligibility Timeframe Change10/28/2020
Navigate2020 Quarter 2 Provider Portal Updates10/05/2020
NavigatePolicy Updates October 202010/01/2020
NavigateClaim Payment Advice (835) Enhancements09/23/2020
NavigateEmergency BH Hospitalization Initial Medical Necessity Reviews09/22/2020
NavigateHome Health Value Code Requirement09/16/2020
NavigateDentaQuest Transition of Care Reminder09/10/2020
NavigateClaim Remittance Delay09/03/2020
NavigateEnhanced Claim Editing Implementation09/01/2020
NavigatePolicy Updates September 202009/01/2020
NavigateTransition of Care Update08/17/2020
NavigatePolicy Updates August 202008/01/2020
Navigate2020 Global Quality Enhancer Program07/31/2020
NavigateEnhancements to Prior Authorizations on Provider PortalUPDATE07/27/2020
NavigateOpioid Treatment Program Nasal Narcan Billing Guidance07/24/2020
NavigateDurable Medical Equipment Billing Resource Tool07/23/2020
NavigateProvider Directory Information Attestation07/22/2020
NavigateUpdates to Ohio Medicaid Prior Authorization List07/17/2020
NavigateRisk Adjustment Coding Education07/15/2020
NavigateCBHC Maximum Units Claim Denials07/13/2020
NavigatePolicy Updates July 202007/01/2020
NavigateInteractive Voice Response (IVR) Enhancements for Providers06/25/2020
NavigateFeedback Requested: SNF Provider Summit Ideas06/22/2020
NavigateProvider Portal Claims Submittal Enhancement06/15/2020
NavigatePolicy Updates June 202006/01/2020
NavigateHoliday Claim Remittance Delays05/19/2020
NavigateDME Code EditsUPDATE05/15/2020
NavigateRisk Adjustment Education05/14/2020
NavigateMedical Optometry Claims Processing05/06/2020
NavigatePolicy Updates May 202005/01/2020
NavigateNotice of DentaQuest Dental Plan Administration Date ChangeUPDATE04/30/2020
NavigateProvider Portal Claims Quick Start GuideUPDATE04/29/2020
NavigateCompleting a Well Visit During a Sick Visit04/20/2020
NavigateSubstance Use Disorder Residential Claim DenialsUPDATE04/20/2020
NavigateDesignation of Availity as Exclusive EDI Gateway04/15/2020
NavigateSubstance Use Disorder Residential Claim DenialsThis notification has been revised. See notification dated 04/20/2020.04/13/2020
NavigateCorrect Payer ID for Claims Submissions04/06/2020
NavigateSocial Determinants of Health Simulation Training04/03/2020
NavigateNotice of DentaQuest Dental Plan Administration Implementation Date ChangeThis notification has been revised. See notification dated 04/30/2020.04/01/2020
NavigatePolicy Updates April 202004/01/2020
NavigateSite of Care Policy Update04/01/2020
NavigatePolicy Updates February 2020UPDATE04/01/2020
NavigateRecent Provider Portal Updates03/30/2020
NavigateFQHC and RHC Provider Billing Reminder03/27/2020
NavigateTherapy Provider Credentialing Change03/24/2020
NavigateTransition of Care Extended for Superior Vision03/18/2020
NavigateIssue Resolution: Electronic Remittance Advice (ERA) PLB and Claim Level Adjustments03/13/2020  
NavigateProvider Portal Quick Start GuideThis notification has been revised. See notification dated 04/29/2020.03/11/2020
NavigateConsent Forms Reminder03/05/2020
NavigateAccess and Availability Standards03/02/2020
NavigatePolicy Updates March 202003/01/2020
NavigateNotice of DentaQuest Dental Plan Administration Implementation Date ChangeThis notification has been revised. See notification dated 04/30/2020.02/20/2020
NavigateAnnual Notice of Requirements02/19/2020
NavigatePrenatal Risk Assessment Forms02/18/2020
NavigateElectronic Visit Verification Correction02/18/2020
NavigateBehavioral Health Revenue Code Guidelines02/13/2020
NavigateProvider Transition Fill Correction02/10/2020
NavigateInstructions on Attaching Medical Records in Provider Portal02/07/2020
NavigateAvastin Claims Denied Incorrectly02/07/2020
NavigatePolicy Updates February 2020This notification has been revised. See notification dated 04/01/2020.02/01/2020
NavigateNotice of DentaQuest Dental Plan Administration  – This notification has been revised. See notification dated 04/30/2020.01/31/2020
NavigateAdditional Policy Updates January 202001/28/2020
NavigateRecent Provider Portal Updates01/28/2020
NavigatePaper Checks Dated 1/21, 1/22, 1/2301/27/2020
NavigateEAPG Claims Status01/22/2020
NavigatePayment for Laboratory Services Furnished by FQHCs or RHCs01/21/2020
NavigatePolicy Updates January 2020UPDATE01/20/2020
NavigateRegister with Superior Vision01/16/2020
NavigateAdditional Policy Updates January 202001/16/2020
NavigateDental Providers May Disregard ECHO Health Registration Notification01/14/2020
NavigateProvider Payment Migration Complete01/13/2020
NavigateDental Claims01/07/2020
NavigateHigh Dollar Claims Cover SheetUPDATE01/07/2020
Policy Updates January 2020 – This notification has been revised. See notification dated 01/20/2020.01/01/2020
2019Date
NavigateGuidelines for Properly Reporting Billing Provider Address12/26/2019
NavigatePharmacy Network Change (Walgreens)12/11/2019
NavigateClaim Coding EditsThis notification has been revised. See notification dated 05/15/2020.12/04/2019
NavigateRegister with New Payment Partner ECHO Health by December 13Deadline Extended Again!12/02/2019
NavigatePolicy Updates December 201912/01/2019
NavigateHoliday Claim Remittance Delay11/26/2019
NavigateICD-10 Code Update11/26/2019
NavigateNew Primary Care Provider (PCP) Change Request Form11/14/2019
NavigateDelay in Claim Payments11/13/2019
NavigateImportant Provider Billing Address Reminder11/05/2019
NavigatePolicy Updates November 201911/01/2019
NavigateOhio Medicaid Unified PDL Announcement11/01/2019
NavigateDual-Eligibility Billing Reminder10/31/2019
NavigatePolicy Updates October 201910/01/2019
NavigateRegister with New Payment Partner ECHO Health by December 1This notification has been revised. See notification dated 12/02/201909/25/2019
NavigateRecent Provider Portal Updates – UPDATED 10/309/23/2019
NavigateNational Provider Identifier for Ordering, Referring, and Prescribing Providers09/10/2019
NavigateImportant Inpatient Covered Days Billing Reminder09/10/2019
NavigateConsent Form Upload Enhancement to the Provider PortalUPDATE09/05/2019
NavigateEnhancements to Prior Authorization on Provider PortalThis notification has been revised. See notification dated 07/27/2020.09/05/2019
NavigateSeptember 2019 Policy Updates09/01/2019
NavigateSUD Partial Hospital Program (PHP)08/27/2019
NavigateDurable Medical Equipment (DME) Recoveries08/26/2019
NavigateWound Vac (A7000) Requiring Authorization in Error08/23/2019
NavigateIssue with Denials for Physical Therapy (PT) Units08/23/2019
NavigateIssues with Outpatient Claim Denials Due to Authorizations Expiring08/23/2019
NavigateProvider Dispute ProcessUPDATE08/16/2019
NavigatePolicy Update August 201908/15/2019
NavigateCommunity Behavioral Health Claim Issue Trends and Guidance08/14/2019
NavigateElectronic Visit Verification Update08/09/2019
NavigateSUD Residential Treatment Policy Update08/09/2019
Navigate2019-2020 Ohio Provider Manual Now Available08/06/2019
NavigatePolicy Updates August 201908/01/2019
NavigateRegister with New Payment Partner ECHO Health by October 25This notification has been revised. See notification dated 09/25/201907/26/2019
NavigateReminder – Authorization Requirements for Ancillary Providers07/22/2019
NavigateCoordination of Benefits (COB) Reminder07/22/2019
NavigateDuplicate Modifier on the Claim Service Line07/17/2019
NavigatePost-Payment Audit Update07/12/2019
NavigateProvider Dispute Process – This notification has been revised. See notification dated 08/16/201907/05/2019
NavigatePolicy Updates July 201907/01/2019
NavigateMulti-Factor Authentication Scheduled for SKYGEN CWP06/21/2019
NavigatePolicy Updates June 201906/17/2019
NavigateDental Code D9230 Payment Policy Update06/14/2019
NavigateDental Sedation Codes Payment Policy Reminder06/14/2019
NavigateNon-Covered Dental Service Code Payment Policy Reminder06/14/2019
NavigatePrior Authorization Enhancements for Observation Stays06/13/2019
Navigate2019 Dental Procedure Code Updates06/10/2019
NavigateElectronic Visit Verification Training Update06/10/2019
NavigateInpatient Hospital Pre-payment Claims Reviews - Revised 6/6/201906/03/2019
NavigatePolicy Updates June 201905/31/2019
NavigateTips to Improve Pediatric CAHPS Ratings05/29/2019
NavigateEnd-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Claims and Value Code D505/29/2019
NavigateCommunity Behavioral Health Claim Issue Trends and Guidance05/28/2019
NavigateDesignating a Supervising Provider Using Paper Claims05/17/2019
NavigateUpgrades to AHS Consent Form on the Provider Portal05/13/2019
NavigateHigh Cost Radiology Services/NIA Authorization Denial for Hospitals 05/06/2019
NavigateElectronic Visit Verification Training Update05/06/2019
NavigateAccess Standards Update05/06/2019
NavigatePolicy Updates May 201905/01/2019
NavigateNew Policy Updates  April 201904/12/2019
NavigateStatewide Hepatitis A Outbreak Information04/12/2019
NavigateApplied Behavior Analysis Rates and Pricing04/04/2019
NavigatePolicy Updates April 201904/01/2019
NavigateEnhancements to Delivery and Newborn Notifications – UPDATE03/28/2019
NavigateApplied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) Billing and Coding03/27/2019
NavigateInterventions to Prevent Perinatal Depression03/13/2019
NavigateElectronic Visit Verification Training Update03/12/2019
NavigateProvider Portal Survey03/07/2019
NavigatePolicy Updates May 201903/01/2019
NavigateHigh Dollar Claims – This notification has been revised. See notification dated 01/07/202002/19/2019
NavigateBehavioral Health Claim Issue Identified - UPDATE02/19/2019
NavigatePlace of Service Code for Claim Submissions02/14/2019
NavigateRevenue Code 0636 Denials Update02/13/2019
NavigateNational Drug Code (NDC) with J1050 Denials Update02/08/2019
NavigateEnhancements to Delivery and Newborn Notifications 02/01/2019
NavigateHepatitis A Prevention01/29/2019
NavigateDiagnosis Related Group (DRG) Validation Audits01/21/2019
NavigateRequest Interpreter Services Online01/21/2019
NavigateIssues with Mammogram Benefit Limits01/14/2019