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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) established the Medicaid Managed Care Rule to:
Promote quality of care
Strengthen efforts to reform the delivery of care to individuals covered under Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Plans (CHIP)
Strengthen program integrity by improving accountability and transparency
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.
To help you more easily deliver care to UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Rhode Island members, we’re removing the referral requirement for members who see in-network specialists. Therefore, claims will not be denied for covered services because there is no referral in the system.
This change to the referral requirements doesn’t affect existing prior authorization and notification requirements.
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, UnitedHealthcare works to detect, correct and prevent fraud , waste and abuse in the health care system.
Call us at 1-844-359-7736 or at uhc.com/fraud to report any issues or concerns.
UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete® Special Needs Plan
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.
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Information
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.
Integrity of Claims, Reports, and Representations to the Government
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.