April 21, 2022

New York Medicaid: New claims submission process saves you time

In the coming months, you’ll submit claims for Medicaid beneficiaries to UnitedHealthcare Community Plan only, instead of sending them to us and to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Why is this change occurring?
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan now has a Coordination of Benefits Agreement (COBA) with CMS. COBA is a program that establishes a uniform national contract between CMS, benefit programs and other health insurers. COBA allows greater efficiency and simplification of the billing process.

Submit your claims electronically
You can submit electronic claims to UnitedHealthcare Community Plan in one of two ways:

Call Provider Services at 866-362-3368.