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Important Information About ICD-10 Unspecified Codes

Important Information About ICD-10 Unspecified Codes

At DMBA, we follow ICD-10 processing guidelines established by the Centers for Disease Control for “header codes” and “codes valid for HIPAA transactions.” Based on these guidelines, we must deny claims that use header codes. While these unspecified codes may be valid for billing HIPAA transactions, they don’t meet the appropriate level of specificity for supporting medical necessity. After last year’s implementation of ICD-10, DMBA offered a one-year courtesy grace period, allowing payment for claims billed with unspecified codes. Starting…

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DMBA Provider Blog to Replace Provider Update Newsletter

DMBA Provider Blog to Replace Provider Update Newsletter

It’s baseball season, so we’re throwing you a changeup. New information for providers will no longer be sent through DMBA’s Provider Update Newsletter. We’re replacing the newsletter with the DMBA Provider Newsflash blog. Soon we’ll send an email to our contracted providers notifying them they can subscribe to the blog to read the latest information from DMBA. We want our communication with our contracted providers to continue going as smoothly as possible, so you may want to complete a Provider Update Request on the Providers section…

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DMBA Provider Applications and Credentialing Go Paperless

DMBA Provider Applications and Credentialing Go Paperless

DMBA has implemented a new online provider application and credentialing program. We no longer accept paper applications. A Provider Application Request must be submitted from the Providers section of our website at www.dmba.com. We’ll review this request to determine if we need to add additional providers in that specialty to our network. If the request is approved, a link to our online Provider Application will be emailed to the provider. All of our credentialing and recredentialing are now done online as…

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New Provider Application Process

New Provider Application Process

We are currently upgrading our provider credentialing system and database. As a result, we cannot accept new provider applications for the rest of the year. As soon as the new system is ready, we will no longer accept faxed or mailed provider applications. If a new provider is joining your practice and needs to be credentialed with DMBA, the application must be submitted electronically. To request an application, visit www.dmba.com and click on the Providers link. From there, select Provider…

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How to Request a Fee Schedule

How to Request a Fee Schedule

Need a copy of your fee schedule? Just visit www.dmba.com, click on the Providers link, and select Fee Schedule Request. Complete your information and submit! It’s that simple.  

Submit Your Provider Updates Online

Submit Your Provider Updates Online

In the Provider section at www.dmba.com, you can choose Submit a Provider Update Request. This tool enables you to make changes to your provider information, billing address, service location address, effective date of change, etc. You’re also welcome to share your comments with us—we want your feedback! When you use this online tool, it will ensure prompt payment of your claims, as well as the proper listing of your address on our website. So if you have any changes at…

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