Due to COVID-19, KanCare was not requiring members to renew their eligibility. Renewals are starting again this year and your patients might be required to renew.
UnitedHealthcare is alerting our providers that KanCare is beginning its annual Payment Error Rate Measurement Audit (PERM) for claims paid between July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024. We ask that you be prepared, if called upon, to provide timely medical records to UHC and KanCare beginning in late fourth quarter 2024.
We insure more pregnant moms, more children, and more aged, blind and persons with disabilities than anyone else. No one has a larger list of doctors and hospitals. We're a leader in working with community organizations to help the uninsured become insured, and the insured to get the best medical care possible. We're a leader in the effort to understand the social and cultural causes of disease. UnitedHealthcare has been in your community for years. We look forward to partnering with you.
We know you don't have time to spare, so we put all the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan resources you need in one place. Use the navigation on the left to quickly find what you're looking for. Be sure to check back frequently for updates.
Have questions about UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Kansas? We have care provider support teams and library of online resources to assist you.
For Credentialing and Attestation updates, complete the online or paper application form.
Disclosure Forms are required for all contracted providers. If you are already a network provider and have not submitted your completed disclosure form, email your form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn how to join the Behavioral Health Network, review Community Plan Behavioral Health information at Community Plan Behavioral Health. Demographic changes should be submitted via the Provider Update Form.
The state-specific requirements and process on how to join the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan network is found in the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan Care Provider Administrative Guide.
Learn about requirements for joining our network.
Kansas Department of Health and Environment's Division of Health Care Finance and the Kansas Foundation for Medical Care (KFMC) are working together to assist Medicaid providers in Kansas with implementing health information technology and the Medicaid EHR Incentive Program (Meaningful Use).
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) established the Medicaid Managed Care Rule to:
Enhance policies related to program integrity With the Medicaid Managed Care Rule, CMS updated the type of information managed care organizations are required to include in their care provider directories.
Visit UHCCommunityPlan.com/KS for current member plan information including sample member ID cards, provider directories, value-added benefits, dental plans, vision plans and more.
Plan information is available for:
Member dental plan and benefit information can be found at UHCCommunityPlan.com/KS and myuhc.com/CommunityPlan.
Baby Blocks Program - Baby Blocks is a web-based, mobile tool to remind and reward pregnant women and new mothers to receive prenatal, postpartum and well-child care.
The best way for primary care providers (PCPs) to view and export the full member roster is using the CommunityCare tool, which allows you to:
For help using CommunityCare, please see our Quick Reference Guide. If you’re not familiar with our portal, go to UHCprovider.com/portal.
Check out Care Conductor in the UnitedHealthcare Provider Portal under Clinical & Pharmacy.
When you report a situation that could be considered fraud, you’re doing your part to help save money for the health care system and prevent personal loss for others. If you suspect another provider or member has committed fraud, waste or abuse, you have a responsibility and a right to report it.
Taking action and making a report is an important first step. After your report is made, we will work to detect, correct and prevent fraud, waste, and abuse in the health care system.
Call us at 1-844-359-7736 or visit uhc.com/fraud to report any issues or concerns.
UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete Special Needs Plans (SNP) offer benefits for people with both Medicare and Medicaid. These SNP plans provide benefits beyond Original Medicare, and may include transportation to medical appointments and vision exams. Members must have Medicaid to enroll.
HIPAA standardized both medical and non-medical codes across the health care industry and under this federal regulation, local medical service codes must now be replaced with the appropriate Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) and CPT-4 codes.
UnitedHealth Group requires compliance with the requirements of federal and state laws that prohibit the submission of false claims in connection with federal health care programs, including Medicare and Medicaid. View our policy.
If UHG policies conflict with provisions of a state contract or with state or federal law, the contractual / statutory / regulatory provisions shall prevail. To see updated policy changes, select the Bulletin section at left.