STILL trying to navigate the insurance world to become an in-network autism provider???
December 3, 2011: DIFP hosted Autism Provider Summit to discuss implementation of autism insurance law. DIFP has eight videos from the day online on their Youtube channel.
*Catherine Noel (University of MO Physicians, billing specialist)
January 3, 2011: DIFP publishes bulletin regarding autism insurance law implementation to insurance carriers.
BEHAVIOR ANALYSTS: Missouri's new Behavior Analyst Advisory Board is within the Division of Professional Registration. The board has established licensure requirements for behavior analysts providing ABA services. The board is now accepting applications for licensure. You can contact the board at 573-526-5804 or online.
MUST-READ for anyone NEW to medical claims billing, especially new PROVIDERS!
A.K.A. = Prompt Pay Act
GOES into effect Jan 1, 2011 Signed April 27, 2010
REPLACES a 2002 prompt law, which was ineffective
Passed to ensure prompt payment of health insurance claims submitted by health care providers
Health insurers in the state now will have 45 processing days to either pay a claim or deny it, removes previous provision in state law that allowed health insurers to indefinitely suspend claims
Sponsored by Missouri Rep. Tim Jones (R-Dist. 89)
Offers membership for professionals, non-professional, and students.
Currently MOABA hosts a yearly convention and holds meetings every other month.
The Autism Society of COLORADO is a leader in the implementation of this new law