Palmetto GBA Payer IDs and Mailing Address

Jurisdiction J which was administered by Cahaba GBA has been taken over by Palmetto GBA. This affects chiropractors in Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee. If you are filing your claims electronically, your payer ID must be changed. The Palmetto electronic claim payer IDs are: 10112 (Alabama) 10212 (Georgia) 10312 (Tennessee) The mailing address for part B […]

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Correct Claim Form Must Be Used

Any HCFA 1500 paper claim form submitted for Medicare Part B claims that is on a version other than the current 02/12 version will be returned to the provider. You should be aware that there is at least one print vendor selling the outdated version 09/19 of the HCFA 1500 form. Our clients have always […]

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Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB)

QMB is a Medicaid program that assists low-income beneficiaries with Medicare premiums and cost-sharing. In 2015, more than one out of every ten Medicare beneficiaries were enrolled in the QMB program. Patients must apply and be accepted into the program. Doctors should not collect the Medicare deductibles, coinsurance, or copayments from a QMB eligible patient […]

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