An Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) can foster provider-patient engagement and promote preventive health. Many components of an AWV, if done by the health care provider, meet the criteria for the Health Outcome Survey for CMS Star measures. AWVs are also associated with closing quality gaps.
Components to focus on during an AWV:
CarePartners of Connecticut has a Fraud, Waste and Abuse Hotline to help CarePartners of Connecticut providers, members and vendors who have questions, concerns and complaints related to possible wasteful, fraudulent or abusive activity. Common concerns may include the following:
Provider Update is CarePartners of Connecticut’s quarterly newsletter for providers, hospital administrators and ancillary providers in the CarePartners of Connecticut network. The newsletter is CarePartners of Connecticut’s primary vehicle for providing 60-day notifications and other critical business-related information to providers.
As a routine business practice, claims are subject to payment edits that are updated at regular intervals and generally based on CMS (including the National Correct Coding Initiative [NCCI] edits), specialty society guidelines and drug manufacturers’ package label inserts.