You asked, they answered. In the past, Med-pay and Mercy’s billing department would visit onsite to assist employees experiencing specific claim issues. This service was suspended during the pandemic. As services have continued to be improved there has not been a need to reenact onsite visits. However, we recognize that specific situations warrant additional support. Mercy … [Read more...] about Mercy and Med-pay: claims and billing support – Virtual meetings
Do you know and understand your Policies? National Insurance Awareness Day, held annually on June 28 is a day designed to be a reminder to review your insurance policies and to take steps to prevent being underinsured. Insurance offers security, covering loved ones, and recovering losses in the event of damage, illness, or death. While insurance doesn’t cover everything, … [Read more...] about National Insurance Awareness Day – June 28
Low-dose CT chest scan available at Mercy Hospital Springfield. CT scans have been proven to be three (3) times more effective in detecting lung cancer than a standard chest X-ray. This procedure is recommended for Smokers and Former smokers. If the criteria bulleted below is met, a low-dose CT scan is eligible at 100% under the preventative benefit under the University … [Read more...] about Smokers/Former Smokers: worried about the health of your lungs?
It was recently announced that medical plans would provide coverage for up to eight (8) COVID-19 tests per month, per covered individual. Only FDA-authorized over-the-counter (OTC) COVID-19 at-home test kits will be covered under the mandate. To clarify, the eight (8) tests per month only applies to tests administered without a health care provider’s involvement or … [Read more...] about COVID-19 at home test kit mandates
The No Surprises Act (NSA) protects individuals covered under group and individual health plans from receiving surprise medical bills when they receive most emergency services, non-emergency services from out-of-network providers at in-network facilities, and services from out-of-network air ambulance service providers. Overview of NSA surprise/balance billing provisions The … [Read more...] about Medical coverage and the “No Surprises Act”