• Podiatry Services Update

    As a result of Public Act 098-0651, effective October 1, 2014, coverage for podiatry services for adults will be restored to the level prior to the July 1, 2012, implementation of Public Act 097-0689, referred to as the Save Medicaid Access and Resources Together (SMART) Act. Specifically, podiatry services shall  not be limited to individuals…

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  • Timely Filing Memo

    IlliniCare Health has extended our “Timely Filing” requirements for first time claims to 180 days from the Date of Service (DOS). This change is effective as of September 1, 2014.  We have also adjusted the timeframes for Appeals/Reconsiderations/Adjustments and Disputes, and these changes will take effect October 1, 2014.  For more information about these changes,…

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  • Breast Cancer Awareness

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  Education is the best prevention.  Be sure to educate your patients on the importance of getting screened.  At IlliniCare Health we want to keep our members happy and healthy! National Cancer Institute: Breast Cancer 

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