2024 Healthcare Leaders Association of Alabama Summer Conference

2024 Healthcare Leaders Association of Alabama Summer Conference July 29-31, 2024 The Lodge at Gulf State Park, A Hilton Hotel Gulf Shores, AL  

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Palmetto GBA Incorrect Claim Rejections- Group NPI and Rendering Provider NPI Do Not Match

Issue Identified 3/19/2018 Palmetto GBA is aware that certain Jurisdiction J Part B claims rejected incorrectly when the billing (group NPI) and rendering provider (individual NPI) combination were submitted correctly. Affected claims incorrectly rejected with: Claim Adjustment Reason Code CO-16 (Claim/service lacks information or has submission/billing error(s) and Remittance Advice Remark Code N290 (Missing/incomplete/invalid rendering provider primary identifier) While Palmetto GBA continues to research the issue, a temporary workaround has been implemented to prevent claims…
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Deadline Extended for 2016 MEDICAID MU Attestations

ATTENTION:  Deadline Extended for Accepting Program Year 2016 MEDICAID MU Attestations for Eligible Medicaid Professionals and Eligible Hospitals Medicaid Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Payment Program Update: AL Medicaid has extended the deadline for submitting your PY 2016 AIU or MU attestation to June 30th, 2017. In order to be considered for an incentive payment, your 2016 AIU or MU application must be completely submitted via the Alabama State Level Registry (SLR) before 12:00 midnight CST on…
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Alabama Medicaid State Level Registry Open

The new Alabama State Level Registry (SLR) system is now open to process Medicaid Meaningful Use attestations for Program Year 2015 and will remain open until October 31st, 2016 at midnight CST. Alabama Medicaid will be processing both Adopt-Implement-Update (AIU) and Meaningful Use (MU) attestations for participation year 2015. The link to access the new Alabama SLR is: For providers who see Medicaid AND Medicare patients, who could be subject to a Medicare payment…
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AL Medicaid RCO Update

Below area few updates from AL Medicaid regarding RCOs: Alabama Medicaid’s Regional Care Organizations (RCO’s) Regional Care Organizations are locally led managed care organizations that will ultimately provide healthcare services to most Alabama Medicaid recipients at an established cost under the supervision and approval of the Alabama Medicaid Agency.  Once certified, RCO’s will assume the risk of managing the full cost of covered Medicaid services and care coordination for most Medicaid recipients. Covered Populations (Recipients) …
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Walker County Nurse Practitioners Received $42,500 in Medicaid EHR Incentive for the first year!

July 24th, 2012 Although not all incentive payments have been reported, those payments reported to MediSYS indicate our Alabama Providers have collected over 2 million dollars in incentive payments.  And that number continues to grow every day as physicians report receiving their checks. Providers from cities across the state of Alabama have received Medicare and Medicaid EHR incentive payments.  Plus, many Medicare providers have collected significant ePrescribe incentive payments, PQRS incentives and more.  Specialties receiving…
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