CareCentrix HIPPS Questionnaire updates targeted for April for Medicare Plus BlueSM members who receive home health services in Michigan
Since CareCentrix® began managing authorizations for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network Medicare Advantage members in June 2021, you've been using the CareCentrix questionnaire to generate unique Health Insurance Prospective Payment System, or HIPPS, codes for Medicare Plus BlueSM members who receive services in Michigan.
Based on feedback from home health agencies, Blue Cross, BCN and CareCentrix are working to:
These changes are targeted for April 2022.
In the meantime, CareCentrix has published information about completing the HIPPS questionnaire* to help home health care agencies as they complete HIPPS questionnaires.
Note: This change will affect only Medicare Plus Blue members who receive services in Michigan. It won’t affect Medicare Plus Blue members who receive services outside of Michigan or BCN SM members.
CareCentrix is an independent company that manages the authorization of home health care services for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network members who have Medicare Advantage plans.
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Posted: February 2022
Line of business: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan