The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) is a key resource for important provider notices and policies. Updates from IHA policy experts will also be posted here.
The Illinois Dept. of Healthcare and Family Services released notices on a Hospital Assessment payment extension, FFY2019 DSH and Safety Net determinations and other issues from Aug-Oct.
HFS says emails have been sent to hospitals with the authorization code needed to pay the Oct. Tax Assessment.
IHA urges hospitals to review the data in determination letters from HFS.
The Dept. of Healthcare and Family Services has posted Rate Year 2019 DSH, MPA, and MHVA determination and rates on its website.
The Illinois Dept. of Healthcare and Family Services released notices on assessments, reimbursement systems, laboratory services and a standardized "provider roster" from May through early August.
The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services has posted a new provider notice regarding Updated Pricing Calculators, related to the redesigned Hospital Assessment Program.
HFS has informed IHA that the state has also received approval from CMS to pay the Fee-for-Service ACA payments.
HFS notice regarding changes applicable to fee-for-service payments effective with dates of service on and after July 1, 2018.
HFS has clarified a new requirement for hospitals to report Modifier 90 on certain outpatient claims for reference laboratory service.
HFS notices and notifications released in March and April.
HFS notices and notifications released mid-December to mid-February
Summary of HFS provider notice.
The Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) released several notices during July and August 2017 regarding updates and improvements.