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HHS Opens New Portal For Providers To Submit Claims

This week HHS opened a new portal which allows providers, including DME providers, to submit claims to be reimbursed at Medicare reimbursement rates if they provided equipment and services to uninsured patients with a COVID-19 diagnosis. Some key highlights and provisions of the program are as follows:

  • Providers can begin submitting claims May 6th
  • Dates of service can be February 4th or after are eligible for reimbursement
  • Providers must enroll in the program (obtain an Optum ID – can be done HERE 
  • Claims must be submitted electronically
  • No contracting or credentialing required (administered through United Healthcare, but you do not need to be contracted or credentialed by them to participate)
  • Claim payment will occur approximately 7-10 days after submission

More details of the program can be found at the following links or by calling the Provider Support Line at 866-569-3522.

https://coviduninsuredclaim.linkhealth.com/

https://coviduninsuredclaim.linkhealth.com/coverage-details.html

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