HIP 2.0 needs more time to show results

From ClaimAid President & CEO, Chas LaPierre: Here in Indiana, we have witnessed something remarkable—a change from entitlement to empowerment. Patients who in the past accepted free health care now make a conscious decision to contribute toward their coverage, resulting in a more independent and proud patient population. In addition to the gained sense of […]

HIP 2.0 needs more time to show results

From ClaimAid President & CEO, Chas LaPierre: Here in Indiana, we have witnessed something remarkable—a change from entitlement to empowerment. Patients who in the past accepted free health care now make a conscious decision to contribute toward their coverage, resulting in a more independent and proud patient population. In addition to the gained sense of […]

ClaimAid and IASB Award 2017 Scholarships

Creston Senior Awarded $2,000 Special Education Teacher Scholarship Des Moines, Iowa – Senior Cali Foglesong, Creston Community Schools, received the 2017 Special Education Teacher Scholarship of Iowa in recognition for her academic accomplishments, extracurricular activities and educational goals. Foglesong has worked with special education students through a program at her high school.  “I love being […]

If you filed an application for a family of 4 and all of the family members were added in ACTS, how many Digital Cover Sheets should you turn in with the completed case file for storage?

Answer: One Advocates should only complete one Digital Cover sheet per application.  Determine who the “Head of Household” is (usually the first person listed on the application) and use that person’s information.  You can make notes in all accounts on ACTS to remind yourself who the Head of Household is so tracking the case later […]

ClaimAid work leads to hospital collecting $1.4 million

Fayette Regional Health System CEO talks about the immediate impact ClaimAid has on their bottom line in an article recently posted on axios.com.  Excerpt from the article: Getting a state to expand Medicaid is just half the battle for hospitals. Actually getting people to sign up for the coverage is the other half, and some hospitals […]

IHCP Clarifies PE for Incarcerated Individuals

Please carefully read the IHCP bulletin that clarifies presumptive eligibility for incarcerated individuals.  The information in the bulletin is different from what we understood from previous written directives and training material from FSSA. Note: This bulletin provides descriptions and examples of incarceration vs. non-incarceration which could result in an inmate PE vs. a regular PE. […]

MDwise leaving Hoosier Care Connect

IHCP recently announced that beginning April 1, 2017, MDwise will no longer be a managed care health plan option for Hoosier Care Connect members. Hoosier Care Connect members currently enrolled with MDwise have already started receiving notices from the Office of Medicaid Policy and Planning informing them of this change. Read the full IHCP bulletin […]

What should I do if HPE coverage terminates incorrectly?

We have heard from some of you that recently HPE members’ temporary coverage is being terminated at the end of the month following the HPE approval despite their timely filed full applications either remaining in pending or conditional status.  OMPP has been made aware of this and will be researching the cause. If this occurs […]

What does the “Medical Review Team” note in CoreMMIS mean?

Question: If you are verifying eligibility for a patient in the new CoreMMIS Portal and you see “Medical Review Team” displayed under the Coverage section, what does that mean? a)  The patient is enrolled in Medicaid for the Disabled b)  The patient is being evaluated for IHCP eligibility c)  You need to call the Medical Review […]