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Which Setting has Higher Long Term Care Insurance Claims?

On July 30, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

As first reported by McKnight’s Senior Living, the 2019 Milliman Long Term Care Insurance Survey shows average individual long-term care insurance claim amounts for care in assisted living settings are much higher than claim amounts for home care or care in nursing homes.  

Don’t Be Denied, HCBS Providers: DHS Will Enforce Waiver Billing Changes

On February 27, 2018 by Jeff Bostic

Beginning March 5, all Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) providers – including Adult Day Services and Customized Living - must bill each date of service on a separate line for all HCBS claims submitted. DHS will deny any claims that use a date span instead of individual lines for each date.  

Waiver Billing Changes to be Enforced by DHS

On February 14, 2018 by Jeff Bostic

The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) recently announced that providers must bill each date of service on a separate line for all Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) claims submitted starting March 5, 2018.  

DHS Initiated Adjustments on Mistakenly Denied Claims

On January 2, 2018 by Jeff Bostic

As many care centers may have noticed, a recent program update by the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) caused long-term care claims for more than 200 nursing facilities to retroactively deny. This mistake caused a negative balance for affected providers. DHS has identified the cause and is correcting the issue. 

Billing Office Reminder: Verify Your DHS Claims Are Submitted and Accepted

On December 12, 2017 by Jeff Bostic

When submitting batches of claims to the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) for payment, members should verify that the claims have been accepted. DHS will not issue advances to providers for rejected files. Follow these steps to you ensure you get paid on time: 

Billing Offices: Verify Your DHS Claims Are Submitted and Accepted

On November 28, 2017 by Jeff Bostic

When submitting batches of claims to the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) for payment, members should verify that the claims have been accepted. DHS will not issue advances to providers for rejected files. Follow these steps to you ensure you get paid on time:

Billing Offices: Verify Your DHS Claims Are Submitted and Accepted

On November 21, 2017 by Jeff Bostic

When submitting batches of claims to the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) for payment, members should verify that the claims have been accepted. DHS will not issue advances to providers for rejected files. Follow these steps to you ensure you get paid on time: 

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