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This edition focuses on information related to COVID-19 like funding programs that the CARES Act has established, emergency preparedness information, and more!
DHS will be accepting applications from certain health care providers for funding under the CARES act. Learn more.
We're all surrounded by COVID–19 news. So, we hope you'll enjoy some uplifting success stories that be began before the pandemic.
iCare was featured in a video! How did this come about? Thriving Communities asked us if they could create a video about iCare members and staff to help show how we put our core values into action and deliver meaningful results for our members.
Topics include: Tips for managing your emotions during the COVID-19 pandemic, OTC benefit card updates, and more!
New COVID-19 guidance from the Department of Health Services has been developed for home care providers.
iCare has determined that the removal of the Prior Authorization requirement in advance of transferring from acute to subacute facilities will better serve our members and lighten the burden on our providers during the coronavirus pandemic.
In this newsletter you'll find information for LTC Residential Providers; the Hospice Lock-In Form; A new Patient-driven payment model; and an updated Portal Guide for Providers.
iCare's Provider Newsletter - InforMED - Issue 1, 2020. A newsletter from iCare to its providers to keep them apprised of what is new at iCare.
The Prior Authorization Department is releasing the Procedure Specific Listing for Q2 2020. This listing will be placed on the website April 3rd, 2020 for providers to consult. The Procedure Specific Listing for Q2 2020 will be effective May 1, 2020
The iCare Prior Authorization team wants providers to know that our PA team is fully operational despite COVID-19. Some of our PA policies have been revised in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
The topic of this Provider Bulletin is Personal Protective Equipment arriving soon in Wisconsin in response to high demand during COVID-19 pandemic.
Provider Update - Immediate Action Required regarding Personal Protective Equipment from the Strategic National Stockpile
iCare will be encouraging Medicare members to utilize telehealth services to avoid unnecessary travel to a healthcare facility.
Wisconsin Health News covered the Behavioral Health Redesign Forum sponsored by iCare. Here's what they had to say about the future of mental health services in Milwaukee.
Provider News Bulletin: Official CMS Coding Guidelines related to Coronavirus released by the CDC
2020 iCare Connect Issue 1, A newsletter to share iCare news and information with our Partners and Stakeholders
iCare wants providers to stay abreast of the latest recommendations in this emerging situation.
Q1 2020 New Prior Authorization Specific Listings are now available and will be effective March 6, 2020.
Edition discusses iCare's new Urine Drug Screen Policy, Pharmacy changes for iCare Family Care Partnership Medicaid only members, update to iCare's Personal Care Worker policy, and the new iCare Medicare Advantage plan, coming to Illinois
Topics include: What to do if you have questions or unmet needs, Share the Love Award winner, iCare’s Website Has a New Look and New Features, New OTC Benefits Card Program for 2020, Refer Friends and Family Program and more.
Several health plans including iCare have announced new Medicare Advantage Plans in Illinois. The iCare Medicare Advantage Plan combines personal care and added benefits, initially for residents of Boone & Winnebago counties.
Milwaukee-based iCare is planning to launch a Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plan (MA-PD) next year in Illinois called iCare Medicare Advantage Plan. Boone and Winnebago counties will be first.
Independent Care Health Plan (iCare) helped Mr. Bob’s Under the Bridge to purchase a special truck and trailer to bring showering facilities to homeless in Wisconsin. iCare presented their donation of $6000.
Topics in this edition of the iCare Provider Bulletin include: Home Health Agency Medicare Claims Processing/Billing, Long Term Care (LTC) Residential Providers, Hearing Aid Pricing Update, and Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Medicaid Revenue Code Reminder
Topics in this edition of the iCare Provider Bulletin include:Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Policy, Clinical Practice Guidelines, Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Updates, Provider Portal, Vision, Update your Demographics, and HEDIS Measures,
Edition discusses Home Health Agency Medicare Claims Processing/Billing, Medicare SNF Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM), DentaQuest, Medicare Annual Wellness Visit, HEDIS Measures,Balance Billing Members is Prohibited, Enhanced Benefits, Call for Provider Updates, How to Contact Network Development & Contracting Department.
Topics include: Connecting with Our Communities, iCare Hosted It's Second Pack-a-Thon, iCare's Refer a Friend Program, and Upcoming Events.
Topics include:Share the Love Award, VIP Day 2019 at Festa Italiana, SilverSneakers, Community Health Worker/Health Coach Program and You, the MyACCESS App, Follow to Home for Homelessness Program and more.
New Vision Network: National Vision Administrators, iCare Providers Fall Forum, iCare Recognizes Provider with Bonus and Recognition Award
Independent Care Health Plan (iCare) and its employees held a food Pack-a-Thon to create 10,000 meals for the needy.
This edition of the iCare Provider Bulletin addresses HEDIS Measures, Billing Reminder to Non-Medical Providers that an NPI is not required for claims processing, Fraud, Waste and Abulse.
New Prescription Drug Management Programs: What Medicare Members Need to Know, Don’t Get the Flu!
On November 20, 2018 Independent Care Health Plan (iCare) named Rooms R Us Adult Family Home to receive the iCare Provider Service Excellence Award.
Prospective and Retrospective Assessments,LexisNexis Partnership, Aurora Special Needs Plan now AuroraCompleteCare, Follow to Home for Homelessness Program
Meals packaged by iCare employees were served at Kosciuszko Park, 2201 S. 7th St, Milwaukee, WI and at Dispensa de la Paz, 1615 S. 22nd St., Milwaukee, WI.
Get the Credit You Deserve, Cultural Diversity,iCare Family Care Partnership Sauk County Expansion, Get Social With iCare!
Topics include: iCare named Top Employer, iCare Office Expansion, and more.
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