By: Scott Kroh
The guest speaker for the November 2014 meeting of the MGMA Tulsa Chapter was Janet Hunter. Janet is with Novitas Solutions, Inc., (Novitas) an administrative services processing company for government-sponsored health care programs on behalf of the federal government. They currently administer The Medicare Administrative Contract (MAC) Jurisdiction L (JL), which spans Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware and Washington D.C.; and The Medicare Administrative Contract (MAC) Jurisdiction H (JH), which spans Colorado, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Indian Health Service (IHS) and Veterans Affairs (VA); and
The payment processing for the Federal Reimbursement of Emergency Health Services Furnished to Undocumented Aliens contract, as authorized under Section 1011 of the 2003 Medicare Modernization Act.
Janet discussed several topics such as understanding current Medicare changes, how to apply the new guidelines, preview the changes for 2015 and identifying available educational resources on these topics. Please check this out for more information on Novitas Solutions, Inc.
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