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Winter 2021 Meeting Materials

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MassHealth Updates - Presented by MassHealth
MassHealth will review updates to the notice of birth process, the 2021 cost of living adjustment, and more.
 
Health Connector Updates - Presented by the Health Connector
Health Connector closed enrollment rules and the processes and member responsibilities for end of year tax filing will be reviewed. 
 
Health Safety Net Updates - Presented by Health Safety Net
Health Safety Net updates will include COVID Vaccines, Claim Reprocessing including CHC Over/Under payments (scheduled for Jan 2021) and Price adjustment for certain family planning codes (scheduled by March 2021), System updates related to CHC Claim Pricing, Fiscal Year 20 Closing Reminder and HSN regulation update.
 
Medicare Updates - Presented by SHINE
SHINE will present on Medicare - recent cases and issue resolution, Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment, and new flexibilities.  Also, will present "Concerned about Medicare Costs" chart, Medicare Savings Plan outreach materials in numerous languages and update on One Care.
 
MassHealth REaL (Collecting Race, Ethnicity and Language (REaL) Data)Presented by MassHealth
MassHealth continues to be dedicated to improving data collection including demographic data. Data collection helps MassHealth make informed policy and operational decisions to provide equitable access to health coverage for members and tailor services to meet members’ needs.  
 
Objective: At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to: 
-  Describe why MassHealth is focused on collecting accurate race, ethnicity, and language information
-  Identify differences between race, ethnicity, and language
-  Identify how to ensure data integrity

Provider Training Series - Presented by MassHealth Provider Education and Communication
Provider Services will conduct a separate training series that includes Notification of Birth, COVID-19 provider, and Electronic Claims HIPAA file and Provider Online Service Center (POSC) Updates.  Additional provider related updates and resources will also be discussed.

 

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