Medicare & Medicaid

MACRA Update

AMS will continue to provide our physicians with updates on MACRA as new information becomes available. The AMA has some resources here. Below are some other resources you might find helpful: MACRA website - Includes a checklist with steps practices can take now to prepare, an action kit and…

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Changes for Novitas Providers

Provider Enrollment Revalidation Cycle 2 All Medicare Part A and B providers are required to recertify the accuracy of their enrollment information every five years through a process known as revalidation. The initial five-year revalidation cycle was completed in 2015 and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services…

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Medicaid Audits Creating Confusion

AMS is currently addressing several complaints about audits being performed by the Arkansas Office of Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG). OMIG is a separate agency from DHS and acts independently to address Medicaid fraud, waste and abuse. AMS has received several complaints over the past month about OMIG audits…

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