Medicaid Reimbursement for Diabetes Self-Management Education & Support Services: Feb. 14

Time: 12:00 PM

Location:

Virtual - 12-1 p.m.

Registration:

This program is complimentary. Funding for this program was provided by IDPH Improving the Health of Illinoisans Through Chronic Disease Prevention grant. (CDC-DP19-1815).

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Providers of Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) and Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support Services (DSMES) can now bill the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services and Medicaid Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) for services provided to Medicaid beneficiaries. This two-part webinar series will show DPP and DSMES providers how to bill Medicaid to ensure proper reimbursement. Expert presenter Lindsey Artola will lead the program, detailing key points about the state credentialing system, universal roster system and how to submit claims. Artola was vice president of external affairs at IlliniCare Health, one of Illinois’ leading Medicaid managed care plans, and currently leads the healthcare consulting firm Sage Health Strategy.

Objectives

This webinar will help participants:

  • ​Understand how to enroll as a DPP/DSMES Provider in the HFS IMPACT credentialing system.
  • ​Explain how to complete the MCO universal roster as a DPP/DSMES Provider.

  • Understand how to complete and submit claims for services.

  • Identify common billing errors.

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for nurses, physicians, pharmacists, health educators, billers and those interested in reimbursement for diabetes programs.

Speakers

Lindsey Artola, President and Owner, Sage Health Strategy
With over 25 years’ experience in healthcare, Artola guides her firm in strategies for payors, providers and associations to drive growth and retention; bridge the divide between payor and provider; as well as enhance communication and engagement with members, providers, and communities. Since assuming ownership of the firm in 2020, she has expanded and diversified the client base and doubled revenues, while still maintaining a commitment to healthcare for the underserved.

Having worked at the C-suite level, in healthcare policy, regulation, reimbursement and managed care programs for providers and payors, Artola knows firsthand the challenges and successes of the industry. She has employed the expertise she learned in previous roles to tackle client problems and provide meaningful solutions that create impact.

Prior to joining Sage, Artola was Vice President of External Affairs at IlliniCare Health, one of Illinois’ leading Medicaid managed care plans. She had leadership responsibility for all policy and government relations activities, community relations and communications. Artola was a key player in plan growth from 18,000 lives under management to over 400,000, including the launch of a Marketplace product and a large administrative services only (ASO) contract. 

Prior to Illinicare Health, Artola served as Chief External Affairs Officer for Presence Health (now Ascension), one of Illinois’ largest health systems. She led successful efforts to secure federal approval for a bundled payment demonstration and a Medicare Shared Savings Accountable Care Organization pilot and was the senior executive responsible for leading an internal multidisciplinary Medicaid Steering Committee to develop a system-wide strategy to respond to Illinois’ transition to Medicaid managed care.