March 2019 eNewsletter

The Valued Provider eNewsletter is distributed monthly to providers and includes articles concerning top issues, training opportunities, regulatory updates, clinical highlights and more.

Articles in the March 2019 eNewsletter include:

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February 2019 eNewsletter

Highlights from this edition:

 

Get to Know Beacon at NatCon 2019

Save the Date: The National Council for Behavioral Health’s annual conference is in in Nashville, TN, on March 25, 26, and 27.

Be sure to visit Beacon at Booth #841 in the Solutions Pavilion. There you can meet some of our panelists, poster presenters, and other behavioral health experts.

Beacon’s speakers will discuss:

  • Parity Accreditation and State Policy Efforts, by Associate General Counsel Brad Lerner of our Legal and Compliance team
  • How to Reduce Emergency Room Visits, by Vice President Sarah Arnquist, MPH, of our Account Partnership team
  • The Value of Health System Collaboration: From Partnerships to Payment, by Associate Vice President Inna Liu of our Account Partnership team

Don’t miss our Electronic Poster Sessions where we will share data and insights on increasing Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) capacity, developing a First Episode Psychosis program, and peer support models.

Need to take a break? Stop by our Beacon-sponsored Wellness and Recovery Room.

Additional announcements to follow as schedules are released.

For more information and links to the registration page and hotel reservation page, please visit the event website.

To access our February Provider eNewsletter, visit https://conta.cc/2DJlL0L 

 

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January 2019 eNewsletter

Beacon’s Provider Service Line Goes National; Form 1099 on the Way; Attest to Your Information in CAQH—Even if it Hasn’t Changed; Serving Those Who Serve: Help Military Families Make Healthy Changes; Save the Date for NatCon19: March 25-27; Online Access: Provider Resources; NY Providers: Preceptorship for Substance Use Providers and Hepatitis C; ABA Providers: New CPT Codes in Use; New Psychological Testing CPT Codes; Go Green: Register for Electronic EOPs; Beacon Lens; Enrollment Required for Continued Medicaid Network Participation; Webinar Schedule

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December 2018 eNewsletter

Happy Holidays and Reminder from Beacon Health Options; Simplifying Online Access: Website Updates; ABA Providers: New CPT Codes Coming; New CPT Codes for Psychological Testing Coming Soon; Serving Those Who Serve: When a Loved One Is Deployed During the Holidays; Resources for Clinical Performance Improvement with HEDIS Measures; Up-to-Date Information Keeps You in Contact with Beacon; ProviderConnect Downtime Dec. 14-15; Document Standards and Payment Integrity; Go Green: Register for Electronic EOPs; Changes to Electronic Claims Submission; Beacon Lens; Enrollment Required for Continued Medicaid Network Participation; Appointment Access Reminder; Cultural Competency Webinar; Webinar Schedule

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November 2018 eNewsletter

Simplifying Online Access: Website Updates; ABA Providers: Coding Changes Go Live Jan. 1, 2019; Happy Holidays and Reminder from Beacon Health Options; Serving Those Who Serve: Care for the Military Caregiver; Resources for Clinical Performance Improvement with HEDIS Measures; Up-to-Date Information Keeps You in Contact with Beacon; NY Providers: New Measures Focus on Follow-up After Discharge from Facilities; ProviderConnect Downtime Dec. 14-15; Documentation Standards and Payment Integrity; Go Green: Register for Electronic EOPs; Changes to Electronic Claims Submission; Beacon Lens; Enrollment Required for Continued Medicaid Network Participation; How to Submit a Complaint or Grievance; Webinar Schedule

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October 2018 eNewsletter

Go Green with Beacon Health Options; Serving Those Who Serve: Assistance Dogs and Emotional Support Animals; Update: Ordering Drug Testing for Substance Use; Up-to-Date Information Keeps You in Contact with Beacon; Beacon Partners with HMS to Improve Payment Integrity; Enrollment Required for Continued Medicaid Network Participation; Changes to Electronic Claims Submission; How to Submit a Complaint or Grievance; Appointment Access Reminder; Colorado Providers: C-PAC Open to All Ages; Texas Providers: Wraparound Training Website Updated for Texas Mental Health
TCM Providers; Michigan Providers: FCA-US Michigan Members Have Access to Mobile Intensive Crisis Stabilization Services; Webinar Schedule; Beacon Lens

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September 2018 eNewsletter

Beacon Launches HEDIS Measure on Dependence Treatment; Serving Those Who Serve: Help Those Who Lost a Loved One to Suicide; Maintaining an Accurate Provider Directory; Introduction to Payment Integrity; Beacon Partners with HMS to Improve Payment Integrity; Enrollment Required for Continued Medicaid Network Participation; How to Submit a Complaint or Grievance; Enroll with Payspan to Improve Cashflow; Changes to Electronic Claims Submission; Stop the Paperwork and Register for CAQH ProView Today; Appointment Access Reminder; Keep Your Demographic and Appointment
Availability Information Current; Colorado Providers: Welcome to the RAE; Beacon Lens; Webinar Schedule; New York Webinar Opportunities

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August 2018 eNewsletter

Common Reasons for Rejections, Denials with Paper Claims; Serving Those Who Serve: Help Military Families Manage Back-to-School Stress; Introduction to Payment Integrity; Enrollment Required for Continued Medicaid Network Participation; How to Submit a Complaint or Grievance; Enroll with Payspan to Improve Cashflow; Changes to Electronic Claims Submission; Stop the Paperwork and Register for CAQH ProView Today; Appointment Access Reminder; Keep Your Demographic and Appointment Availability Information Current; Beacon Lens; Webinar Schedule; New York Providers: Webinar Opportunities

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July 2018 eNewsletter

Beacon Recognizes National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month; How Participating Providers Can Submit Complaints and Grievances; Serving Those who Serve: Help Military Families Cope with Letdown after a Move; Enroll with Payspan to Improve Cashflow; Changes to Electronic Claims Submission; Register for CAQH ProView Today; Enrollment Required for Continued Medicaid Network Participation; Colorado Providers: Register for Documentation Training; New York Providers: MVP Migration Delayed; Appointment Availability Reminder; Keep Your Demographic and Appointment
Availability Information Current; New York Providers: Webinar Opportunities; Beacon Lens; Webinar Schedule

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June 2018 eNewsletter

Beacon Sponsors NAMI Convention Welcome Center; Award-winning EAP Supports Workforce Resilience; Colorado Providers: Beacon Managing RAEs in Regions 2 and 4; Serving Those who Serve: Coming Out in the Military; Appointment Availability Reminder; Michigan Providers: Help Promote Hepatitis A Vaccinations; ProviderConnect Downtime; Reminder - Keep Your Demographic and Appointment Availability Information Current; New York Providers: Webinar Opportunities; Beacon Lens; Webinar Schedule

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May 2018 eNewsletter

Enroll with Payspan to Improve Cashflow; Beacon meets with Hawaii State Legislators at Mental Health Awareness Days; Underutilized Best Practice for SPMI: Long-Acting Injectables; Introduction to the Intensive Case Management Program; Serving Those who Serve: Helping Military Couples Stay Connected Across the Miles; Appointment Availability Reminder; New Medicare Cards Are in the Mail; Have You Checked Your Demographic Information?; New York Providers: Webinar Opportunities; Beacon Lens; Beacon Commercial Webinars

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April 2018 eNewsletter

Spotlight: Beacon’s Autism Services for Connecticut Medicaid; Medical Necessity Criteria Updates; Piloting Beacon’s new Provider Record Review Tool; Introduction to Measurement-based Care; Serving Those who Serve: Preparing Children for a Military Parent’s Deployment; Paper Claims Processing Times Reduced in CPI Program; ProviderConnect: Capabilities and Benefits; Appointment Availability Reminder; Have You Checked Your Demographic Information?; New Medicare Cards Are in the Mail; New York Providers: New Rate Code Requirements for Medicaid and HARP; New York Providers: Webinar Opportunities; Beacon Lens; Beacon Commercial Webinars