Provider Directories and Medicare Advantage

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9/28/2021 Google helps patients find info about doctors near them MobiHealthNews ... provider directories from Medicare Advantage plans surveyed had at least one inaccuracy, like a wrong location or phone number, or advertising that the provider was accepting new patients when they weren‚Aot. A Commonwealth Fund-supported study from 2019 found insurance plans offering both Medicare Advantage plans and Affordable Care Act exchange plans didn‚Aot report the same addresses 31% of the time, and that Google was the most accurate ...
2/15/2021 With Deadlines Looming, Payers Need a Strategic Response to Provider Directory Data With Deadlines Looming, Payers Need a Strategic Response to Provider Directory Data ProviderTrustProvider directories are vital in helping patients and caregivers make well-informed decisions related to their health. For this reason, they must ... detailed common flaws, revealing 52 percent of physician listings in Medicare Advantage (MA) provider directory data contained at least one inaccuracy. The report was quick to point out that this has a ripple effect that ...
6/16/2020 Quest Analytics - first to launch platform enabling health plans to simultaneously measure, manage and monitor network adequacy AND directory accuracy PR Newswire ... provider directories may impede access to care and bring into question the adequacy and validity of the [plan's] provider network". 1 The CMS audit of Medicare Advantage plan directories found that for the majority of plans, 30-60% of provider locations were inaccurate either because the provider did not work at the location or because the provider did not accept the plan at the location. 2 "At Quest Analytics, we agree ...
6/16/2020 Quest Analytics - first to launch platform enabling health plans to simultaneously measure, manage and monitor network adequacy AND directory accuracy ... provider directories may impede access to care and bring into question the adequacy and validity of the [plan's] provider network". 1 The CMS audit of Medicare Advantage plan directories found that for the majority of plans, 30-60% of provider locations were inaccurate either because the provider did not work at the location or because the provider did not accept the plan at the location. 2 "At Quest Analytics, we agree ...
11/19/2019 Providers Spend $2.76B Annually on Provider Directory Maintenance RevCycle Intelligence ... according to a recent survey conducted by the Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare (CAQH) . “Our nations fragmented approach to maintaining provider directories is not only a burden on physician practices, it may be undermining the ... directories may be inaccurate, according to a CMS study of Medicare Advantage directories in 2018. Members rely on directories to discern contact providers in their plan. As a result, any inaccuracy can present a roadblock ...
11/18/2019 Survey: Maintaining provider directories costs docs $2.7B a year due to influx of requests FierceHealthcare Physician offices are being weighed down by maintaining provider directories, costing them a full staff day a week and an average cost of nearly $1,000 a month, a new survey found. The cause of the ... burden, including change on transplant centers The federal government requires Medicare Advantage plans to contact providers every quarter to update provider directories. States also require commercial and government plans to update provider directories, but the ...
11/14/2019 Providers shell out $2.76B annually to update directories Healthcare Dive ... annually to update directories Fotolia share Dive Brief: Medical practices spend $2.76 billion annually updating information in a multitude of provider directories — or an average $998.84 per month, per practice, according to a new whitepaper ... 2018 found that 52% of provider locations in directories for Medicare Advantage plans were inaccurate. And a 2018 report from the American Medical Association and LexisNexis Risk Solutions found that more than half of doctors ...
11/14/2019 Physician practices spend one staff day per week on directory upkeep Modern Healthcare Print Maintaining provider directories is an expensive, time-consuming task that takes up the equivalent of one staff day per week for physician practices, a new Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare survey finds . CAQH, a ... contribute to errors. The CMS has examined online directories for Medicare Advantage plans since 2016 and has consistently found up to half of the information is inaccurate, according to CAQH. More than half of 700 ...
11/13/2019 CAQH Survey: Maintaining Provider Directories Costs U.S. Physician Practices $2.76 Billion Annually PR Newswire Sverige CAQH Survey: Maintaining Provider Directories Costs U.S. Physician Practices $2.76 Billion Annually Streamlining the way directory information is collected and shared with health plans can improve accuracy and save physician practices more than $1.1 ... and can result in errors. Studies of online directories for Medicare Advantage plans conducted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) found that as much as half of the information contained in directories ...
8/27/2019 CMS debuts new Medicare plan finder Modern Healthcare ... CMS on Tuesday launched a redesigned Medicare Plan Finder to help Medicare beneficiaries and their caregivers shop for and compare Medicare Advantage and Part D plans, the first major update to the most popular tool ... old and new tools include external links to health plan provider directories. Letter Editor Send us a letter Have an opinion about this story? Click here to submit a Letter to the Editor , and we ...
7/5/2019 How blockchain has strange bedfellows singing kumbaya Managed Care Magazine Competitors are coming together to see if they can leverage blockchain’s magic to solve big problems. Provider directories are among the first use cases. July 5, 2019 Richard Mark Kirkner Contributing Editor Mike Jacobs works ... just over half of the listed provider directory locations for Medicare Advantage had at least one error—things like the provider wasn’t at the location listed, the phone number was wrong, or the provider wasn’t ...
6/26/2019 Hospital price transparency push draws industry ire, but effects likely limited Healthcare Dive ... when they should be doing clinical care, that sort of gets concerning," she said. Practices are more concerned about payer provider directories and their accuracy, something not addressed in the executive order. Not having that ... federal government. CMS can require providers and payers in the Medicare Advantage program, for example, to meet price transparency requirements, but much of the licensing and regulations for payer and providers comes at the state ...
6/7/2019 Improving the Accuracy of Health Plan Provider Directories Improving the Accuracy of Health Plan Provider Directories June 7, 2019 Print Toplines Consumers get a lot of inaccurate information in health plan provider directories, including wrong phone numbers and missing in-network providers Machine ... Services (CMS) found that 52 percent of physician listings in Medicare Advantage (MA) provider directories contained at least one inaccuracy. Typical errors include wrong phone numbers; incorrectly listing in-network providers as accepting new patients ...
6/7/2019 Improving the Accuracy of Health Plan Provider Directories Improving the Accuracy of Health Plan Provider Directories June 7, 2019 Print Toplines Consumers get a lot of inaccurate information in health plan provider directories, including wrong phone numbers and missing in-network providers Machine ... Services (CMS) found that 52 percent of physician listings in Medicare Advantage (MA) provider directories contained at least one inaccuracy. Typical errors include wrong phone numbers; incorrectly listing in-network providers as accepting new patients ...