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The continued discussion about physicians charging more for immunization educaton reimbursement at the local health department (LHD) level keeps emerging. Some LHDs feel the physician must be present in order to qualify for additional education…Continue
Started by Christopher Emanuel Smith Jul 6.
Started by Jennifer Simmons Mar 25.
Hey, all and Happy New Year! I am working with one my LHDs which is very large and they do quite a bit of case management for tb and nurse family partnerships. I wonder if any of you bill for this service and are successful. If so, could you please…Continue
Started by Kathleen Haynie. Last reply by Carri Comer Jul 15, 2014.
NACCHO has released 2014 Forces of Change, a series of five research briefs that contain new findings on the forces that affect change in our nation’s local health departments (LHDs). Two of the primary drivers of change in the local public health…Continue
Started by Alyssa Kitlas Jun 10, 2014.
I know many of you are currently using TransactRX to submit IZ claims for Part D beneficiaries. We have a vaccine mfg. rep who is really pushing this, for obvious reasons, but my folks are so tired of the endless rules, regulations, and problems…Continue
Started by Lisa Park. Last reply by Stephanie Lambert-Barth May 16, 2014.
Has anyone done specific ICD 10 trainings for LHD staff involved in billing? Looking to train current staff regarding ICD 10 rules/guidelines, code mapping, code sets for immunizations. I have been looking online for workshops/seminars/online…Continue
Started by Lisa Kocak. Last reply by Lisa Kocak May 15, 2014.
A public health provider here has recently contracted with Cigna. They were not initially aware their contract with the health plan required a physician referral in order for immunizations to be covered, and are running into payment issues as a…Continue
Started by Stephanie Lambert-Barth Apr 16, 2014.
Hello everyone!I work for the Office of Adolescent and School Health at the Chicago Department of Public Health. We offer services through the schools (STI screenings, vision programs) all of which are funded by grants. The grants are not going to…Continue
Started by Mallika Sabharwal. Last reply by Lisa Kocak Feb 7, 2014.
Hi all,I am currently looking for a few resources for an LHD in need and to add to our toolkit. 1. Examples of Medicaid State Plan Amendments for states requesting to cover the following services: TB Directly Observed Therapy, TB Nurse Case…Continue
Started by Alyssa Kitlas Dec 19, 2013.