DMBA to close early on Friday, December 7

DMBA to close early on Friday, December 7

DMBA’s IT department will be upgrading our server power systems beginning Friday, December 7. Because of this, our office will close at 3:30 p.m. that day. Also, our website will not be accessible until our office reopens for business on Monday, December 10 at 8 a.m. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.

New Automated Preauthorization Request Form

New Automated Preauthorization Request Form

DMBA is pleased to announce a new automated Provider Preauthorization Request form. By using this tool, your preauthorization request will be processed promptly and efficiently. And you’ll have the convenience of submitting any supporting documentation online, as well. If you have questions about this information, please call Member Services at 801-578-5600 in the Salt Lake City area or toll free at 800-777-3622.

Denial of unclassified drug codes billed without the NDC

Denial of unclassified drug codes billed without the NDC

When billing unclassified drug codes (for example, J3490, J3590, J7199, J7599, etc.), the National Drug Code (NDC) is also required to identify the specific drug administered to the participant. DMBA uses NDC information to determine whether the drug meets the eligibility requirements of the participant’s medical plan. Beginning September 1, 2018, DMBA will deny charges for unclassified drug codes that are billed without the NDC, and the claim will need to be resubmitted with the NDC to be considered for payment. To avoid claim denials, please make sure that unclassified drugs codes…

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Join DMBA at a 2018 Provider Education Summit Near You

Join DMBA at a 2018 Provider Education Summit Near You

It’s time to register for the 2018 Provider Education Summit (formerly the Provider Education Fairs). This free workshop is a collaboration between multiple healthcare organizations. We’ll feature a wide range of engaging subjects, including the ever popular payer panel. Last year’s events attracted more than 350 attendees, including billers, coders, and office managers from across the state. The events will be held in four locations—Salt Lake City, Ogden, Provo, and St. George—to offer providers from all areas of Utah the opportunity…

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Free Seminar: HIPAA for the Small Provider

Free Seminar: HIPAA for the Small Provider

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is offering a free seminar July 25, 2017 in Salt Lake City. At this seminar, you will learn valuable information about HIPAA privacy, security, and breach notification rules. Please click here for more information.

E-prescribing data accessible through EMR systems

E-prescribing data accessible through EMR systems

Do you know about e-prescribing (electronic prescribing)? E-prescribing technology enables secure, bi-directional, electronic connectivity between physician practices and pharmacies. With e-prescribing, prescribers can send prescriptions to a participating pharmacy electronically instead of writing, faxing, or calling them in. Our providers have access to e-prescribing data through EMR systems. E-prescribing provides potential benefits: Improved legibility of prescriptions with reduced variation in the quality of prescribing Fewer prescribing errors, thus reducing potential adverse drug events Shorter wait times for members collecting their medications from…

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Preauthorization Guidelines and Forms Online

Preauthorization Guidelines and Forms Online

DMBA preauthorization guidelines and forms are now available on our website. Go to www.dmba.com and select Providers from the Related Sites dropdown menu. The preauthorization documents are located in Services menu. And for your convenience, they’re even fillable!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

As we begin this new year, DMBA wants to remind you that we launched our newly designed website on January 3, 2017. We invite you to visit our new website at www.dmba.com. The Providers section is now located under Related Sites. You can request a fee schedule, update your information, enroll to receive electronic funds transfers (EFT), and find other helpful information under Services. Best wishes for a healthy and successful 2017!

Welcome to the new DMBA website

Welcome to the new DMBA website

The newly designed www.dmba.com website went live on January 3, replacing the previous version. All the features familiar to you are still available, but they’re more accessible from any device and easier to navigate.