CLAIMAID AND IASB AWARD 2020 SCHOLARSHIPS

                  East Sac County Senior Awarded $2,000 Star Student Scholarship Arcadia Iowa-Senior Maggie Gosch, East Sac County Community Schools, received the 2020 Star Student Scholarship of Iowa in recognition of her academic achievements, extracurricular activities, and educational goals. In addition to being on Honor Roll, Maggie has enjoyed […]

Gateway to Work

FSSA indefinitely stopped all Gateway to Work activities in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency and the stay in the federal lawsuit involving Indiana Medicaid. For more information, click here.  

Telemedicine Billing Guidance During Covid-19 Outbreak

Effective March 13,2020, and through the duration of the Governor’s Declaration of Public Health Emergency for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outbreak, Medicaid has given updated instructions regarding services provided via telemedicine. For guidance on telemedicine billing, you can find more information here.  

U.S. Hospitals Could Face Operating Cost Revenue and Uncompensation due to Coronavirus Outbreak

March 11,2020 HFMA recently released an article regarding information on hospitals experiencing increased operating costs (related to staffing, supplies, infection control) and uncompensated care costs, and potentially decreased revenue (as a result of canceled elective procedures in hard hit areas) as a result of the outbreak. Click here for more information. To visit the HFMA website, […]

Industry Update

Based on the new Medicaid announcements, patients need us now more than ever.  Our Advocates have been notified of these new enhancements and are implementing the new rules and guidance as needed.  These include:   Presumptive Eligibility Applications may be temporarily completed over the phone with ClaimAid Patient Advocates. PE Enrollees still require completion of […]

Care to Change provides tips on dealing with the stress of Covid Virus

  3/27/2020 Care to Change is a part of ClaimAid’s Employee Assistance Program, and they recently provided staff with  some helpful tips for handling the stress of the Covid virus.Click here for more information. Visit the Care to Change Website to learn about helpful services and programs they offer. Website    

Sheltering Wings benefit brings it ‘home’

Sheltering Wings held its premier annual fundraising event Feb. 9 at the new Embassy Suites in Plainfield. This is the shelter’s largest fundraiser for the year and proved to be a successful evening. The conference room was filled with a few hundred people who raised more than $75,000 to support the shelter. This year the […]

First day for health care marketplace

November 1st was the first day of open enrollment for obtaining 2018 health care through the Affordable Care Act’s federal Marketplace.  ClaimAid Senior Vice President, J Hopkins, shares recommendations on how to make the process go as smoothly as possible in the article below from the Madison Courier. https://madisoncourier.com/MobileContent/News/News/Article/First-day-for-health-care-marketplace/178/961/105986             […]

Addiction impacts whole communities

From ClaimAid Executive Vice President, Beth Overmyer, The debate on how to fund the escalating costs of healthcare coverage, let alone providing access to healthcare, causes medical providers who interact with the “vulnerable population” to pause. The “vulnerable population” isn’t just a collection of data points; they’re our neighbors, coworkers and friends. We must consider […]