Thursday, May 5, 2016

Ambulance claim - What form to use for claim submission


Introduction to the CMS-1500 Claim Form

Ambulance providers must use the CMS-1500 red claim form (unless submitting electronically) when requesting payment for medical services and supplies provided under the KHPA Medical Plans. Any claim not submitted on the red claim from will be returned to the provider. The Kansas MMIS will be using electronic imaging and optical character recognition (OCR) equipment. Therefore, information will not be recognized if not submitted in the correct fields as instructed.

SUBMISSION OF CLAIM

Send completed first page of each claim and any necessary attachments to:
KHPA Medical Plans
Office of the Fiscal Agent
P.O. Box 3571
Topeka, Kansas 66601-3571



HIPAA Compliance

As a participant in the KHPA Medical Plans, providers are required to comply with compliance reviews and complaint investigations conducted by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services as part of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) in accordance with section 45 of the code of regulations parts 160 and 164. Providers are required to furnish the Department of Health and Human Services all information required by the Department during its review and investigation. The provider is required to provide the same forms of access to records to the Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Division of the Kansas Attorney General's Office upon request from such office as required by K.S.A. 21-3853 and amendments thereto.

A provider who receives such a request for access to or inspection of documents and records must promptly and reasonably comply with access to the records and facility at reasonable times and places. A provider must not obstruct any audit, review or investigation, including the relevant questioning of employees of the provider. The provider shall not charge a fee for retrieving and copying documents and records related to compliance reviews and complaint investigations.

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